Boeing Company 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
August 11, 2015
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
The Boeing Company
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 11, 2015, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Boeing Company (the “Company”) elected Lynn J. Good, Vice Chairman, President and CEO of Duke Energy Corporation, as a new director. The Board has appointed Ms. Good to the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee.
Ms. Good will participate in the Company’s nonemployee director compensation program, which is described on pages 14 to 15 of the Company’s proxy statement for its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13, 2015.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing the election of Ms. Good is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On August 11, 2015, the Board adopted an amendment to Article II, Section 1 of the Company’s By-Laws to increase the number of directors from eleven to twelve. A copy of the amended and restated By-Laws is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
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