Vail Resorts 8-K 2011
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): September 30, 2011
Vail Resorts, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
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.
Effective September 30, 2011, Vail Resorts, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into the First Amendment to the Employment Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Robert A. Katz, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. The amendment eliminates provisions in the Agreement that previously provided for Mr. Katz: (i) to receive cash severance benefits upon his voluntary resignation from the Company within six months following a change in control; and (ii) to be eligible to receive in certain circumstances tax gross-up payments on severance and other benefits payable in connection with a change in control. No other changes were made to the Agreement.
The foregoing summary of the amendment to the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
A list of exhibits furnished herewith is contained on the Exhibit Index which immediately precedes such exhibits and is 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.
VAIL RESORTS, INC.
Date: September 30, 2011 By: /s/ Fiona E. Arnold
Fiona E. Arnold
Executive Vice President and