H&R Block 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): June 19, 2017
H&R BLOCK, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
One H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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.
(e) On June 19, 2017, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of H&R Block, Inc. (the “Company”) approved amended forms of equity award agreements for long term incentive grants of restricted share units (“RSUs”), market stock units (“MSUs”), performance share units (“PSUs”), and non-qualified stock options (“NQSOs”) under the Company’s 2013 Long Term Incentive Plan (the “Plan”), as well as amended alternate forms of equity award agreements for long term incentive grants of RSUs, MSUs, and PSUs under the Plan.
The amendments to the forms of equity award agreements include the following:
The amended forms of equity award agreements will be utilized beginning with grants of fiscal year 2018 long term incentive compensation under the Company’s long term incentive program. Consistent with the Company’s previously disclosed practices, the alternate forms of equity award agreements will be utilized for fiscal year 2018 long term incentive compensation for Thomas A. Gerke, the Company’s General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, who will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer (in an interim capacity) beginning August 1, 2017.
The other material terms of the forms of equity award agreements remain unchanged. The foregoing summary of the amended forms of equity award agreements is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the amended forms, copies of which are filed as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, and 10.7 hereto, and incorporated herein by reference.
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.