IShares Silver Trust 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
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): October 29, 2015
iShares® Silver Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
c/o iShares® Delaware Trust Sponsor LLC
400 Howard Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Attn: Product Management Team
iShares® Product Research & Development
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 670-2000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers.
On October 29, 2015, iShares® Delaware Trust Sponsor (“IDTS”), sponsor of iShares® Silver Trust, appointed Paul Lohrey as Chief Executive Officer and President of IDTS, effective November 10, 2015. He will continue his position as a Director of IDTS. Mr. Lohrey, CFA, 52, became a principal of IDTS in April 2014 and performs supervisory and managerial functions. Mr. Lohrey joined BlackRock, Inc., a global asset management firm, as a Managing Director in June 2010. Prior to joining BlackRock, Inc., Mr. Lohrey served as Chief Investment Officer, Europe for The Vanguard Group, an asset management firm, from October 2008 to May 2010. He also held various positions in equity and fixed income portfolio management while at Vanguard from August 1994. Mr. Lohrey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Duke University in 1984 and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago in 1986.
Mr. Lohrey will replace Patrick Dunne, who will resign from his offices of Chief Executive Officer and President of IDTS, effective November 10, 2015.
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.
Date: October 30, 2015