Volkswagen 8-K 2009
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: December 14, 2009 (December 9, 2009)
(Date of Earliest Event Reported)
PENN VIRGINIA CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (610) 687-8900
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Penn Virginia Corporation (the “Company”) has elected John U. Clarke to the Board effective December 9, 2009. The committees of the Board to which Mr. Clarke will be appointed have not yet been determined.
A copy of the Company’s press release announcing Mr. Clarke’s election is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
On December 9, 2009, the Board amended the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws to increase the number of directors serving on the Board from eight to nine.
A copy of the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended, is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
On December 10, 2009, the Board amended the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the “Code”) to make it applicable to independent contractors of the Company. In accordance with paragraph (c) of this Item and paragraph (d) of Item 406 of Regulation S-K, the Code, as amended, is posted in the “Governance” section of the Company’s website, http://www.pennvirginia.com.
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: December 14, 2009