Domtar 8-K 2014
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 29, 2014
(Date of Report/Date of earliest event reported)
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(d) Election of Director
On October 28, 2014, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Domtar Corporation (the Company) elected Mr. Domenic Pilla to the Board. Mr. Pilla has been also elected to serve on the Human Resources Committee of the Board.
Mr. Pilla is President of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canadas leading pharmacy and beauty retailer, since 2011. Prior to 2011, he served as President of McKesson Canada, a leading provider of health care services. Prior to his tenure with McKesson Canada, Mr. Pilla held senior executive positions with RNG group and Petro Canada.
Mr. Pilla has extensive senior business leadership experience in the health care retail market and health care solutions to institutions, as well as first-hand knowledge of major M&A retail transactions, having spearheaded the sale/merger of Shoppers Drug Mart with Canadas leading grocery retailer, Loblaw.
Mr. Pilla will serve an initial term through the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders, at which time he is expected to stand for election to a full term continuing until the annual meeting of stockholders in 2016.
Mr. Pilla, as a non-employee director, will receive the compensation described in the Companys latest proxy statement as filed with the SEC on March 28, 2014.
There was no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Pilla and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as director. There are no family relationships between Mr. Pilla and any of the Companys other directors or executive officers. Mr. Pilla does not have any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction which would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.