UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 ________ FORM 8-K CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported) February 11, 2016 _________________________________________________________________________ UNISYS CORPORATION _________________________________________________________________________ (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter) Delaware 1-8729 38-0387840 _________________________________________________________________________ (State or Other (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Jurisdiction of Identification No.) Incorporation) 801 Lakeview Drive, Suite 100 Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422 _________________________________________________________________________ (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code) (215) 986-4011 _________________________________________________________________________ (Registrant's telephone number, including area code) N/A _________________________________________________________________________ (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: \ \ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425) \ \ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12) \ \ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b) \ \ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On February 11, 2016, the company's Board of Directors elected Philippe Germond as a director of the company. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Germond and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Germond was elected a director. The company is not aware of any transaction with Mr. Germond that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Germond will participate in the standard non-employee director compensation arrangements described under the heading "Compensation of Directors" in the company's 2015 proxy statement, which was filed with the SEC on March 20, 2015. Mr. Germond has not yet been granted any restricted stock units in connection with his election as a director. A press release announcing Mr. Germond's election to the Board is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report. Neil Gissler, Senior Vice President, Services and Delivery, will be leaving the company effective March 31, 2016.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits (d) The following Exhibit is filed herewith: Exhibit 99 News Release dated February 16, 2016 announcing the election of Philippe Germond.
SIGNATURE --------- 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. UNISYS CORPORATION Date: February 18, 2016 By: /s/ Janet B. Haugen ------------------- Janet B. Haugen Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
EXHIBIT INDEX ------------- Exhibit No. ------ 99 News Release dated February 16, 2016 of Unisys Corporation
News Release Investor Contact: Niels Christensen, 215-986-6651 Niels.Christensen@unisys.com Media Contact: Bruce Hight, 512-944-2032 email@example.com UNISYS CORPORATION NAMES PHILIPPE GERMOND TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS BLUE BELL, Pa., February 16, 2016 -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Philippe Germond has been elected to the Unisys board of directors. Germond is Chairman of the Management Board (the equivalent of chief executive officer) of Europcar Groupe S.A., a publicly traded European car rental operator with a presence in more than 140 countries and the leading operator in Europe. He joined Europcar in 2014. Germond, 58, has extensive senior executive experience. From 2009 to 2014 he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Paris Mutuel Urbain, and of Atos Origin from 2007 to 2008. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of Alcatel from 2003 to 2005, and Chairman and CEO of SFR (Societe Francaise du Radiotelephone-Cegetel) from 1995 to 2002. Prior to those positions he spent 15 years at Hewlett-Packard, where he began his career and served in a variety of marketing and sales roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately being named, in Europe, Managing Director of the Microcomputer
Group and a member of the Management Board. He is a 1979 graduate of the Ecole Centrale Paris and earned an MS in management from Stanford University in 1980. "We are thrilled that Mr. Germond is joining the Unisys board," said Peter Altabef, president and chief executive officer of Unisys and a member of the Unisys board. "As a successful leader in sales, operations and governance, Philippe brings broad executive experience in a number of industries. His experience implementing transformational projects and making companies more digital and customer-oriented will be helpful to Unisys both as we continue our transformation and bring enhanced value to our clients. In addition, Unisys, with over one half of its revenues outside the U.S. and Canada, and approximately 30 percent of its revenues in EMEA, will benefit greatly from Philippe's vast global experience." ABOUT UNISYS Unisys is a global information technology company that works with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to solve their most pressing IT and business challenges. Unisys specializes in providing integrated, leading-edge solutions to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. With more than 20,000 employees serving clients around the world, Unisys offerings include cloud and infrastructure services, application services, security solutions, and high-end server technology. For more information, visit www.unisys.com. Follow Unisys on Twitter and LinkedIn. ### RELEASE NO.: 0216/9393 Unisys and other Unisys products and services mentioned herein, as well as their respective logos, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Unisys Corporation. Any other brand or product referenced herein is acknowledged to be a trademark or registered trademark of its respective holder.