National-Oilwell Varco 8-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 14, 2013 (November 13, 2013)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 713-346-7500
(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; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 14, 2013, National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing the intention of Merrill A. Miller, Jr. to step down as the Companys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer contemporaneous with the completion of the previously announced plan to spin off to its shareholders its Distribution Business as an independent, publicly traded company. Mr. Miller will become the Executive Chairman of that publicly traded distribution company on the effective date of the spinoff.
As of November 13, 2013, Clay C. Williams, 51, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company. The Companys Board of Directors plans for Mr. Williams to succeed Mr. Miller as the Companys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Williams has served as the Companys President and Chief Operating Officer since December 2012 and previously served as the Companys Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He served as Varcos Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2003 until its merger with the Company on March 11, 2005.
The full text of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is provided as part of the information furnished under Item 5.02 of this Current Report:
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.
Index to Exhibits