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): August 4, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
State of Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On August 4, 2016, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Dover Corporation (the “Corporation”) elected Richard J. Tobin a director of the Corporation, expanding the number of seats on the Board from 11 to 12.
Mr. Tobin serves as Chief Executive Officer, Brand President, Case Construction Equipment and New Holland Construction Equipment, and President, Construction Equipment Products Segment, of CNH Industrial NV. He also serves on the Board of Directors of CNH Industrial NV.
There are no family relationships between Mr. Tobin and other directors or officers of the Corporation. There have been no transactions nor are there any proposed transactions between the Corporation and Mr. Tobin that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
On August 4, 2016, the Board (i) determined that Mr. Tobin qualifies (a) as an “independent director” pursuant to the rules of the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and (b) qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” pursuant to the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and has “accounting or related financial management expertise” pursuant to the rules of the NYSE and (ii) appointed Mr. Tobin as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD
On August 4, 2016, the Corporation issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the election of Mr. Tobin as a member of the Board.
The information furnished in or pursuant to this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Corporation’s filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit is furnished as part of this report:
99.1 Dover Corporation Press Release dated August 4, 2016.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
August 4, 2016
/s/ Ivonne M. Cabrera
Ivonne M. Cabrera
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Dover Corporation Press Release dated August 4, 2016