NewMarket 8-K 2005
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) April 29, 2005 (April 26, 2005)
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (804) 788-5000
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Section 1 Registrants Business and Operations
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On April 26, 2005, the Board of Directors of NewMarket Corporation (the Company), upon the recommendation of the Bonus, Salary and Stock Option Committee (the Committee), approved, effective as of July 1, 2005, a $30,000 quarterly fee to Mr. Bruce C. Gottwald for serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee. This quarterly fee reflects the significant contributions that Mr. Gottwald has made and is expected to continue to make to the Company as Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee.
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: April 29, 2005