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Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): February 9, 2017
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 9, 2017, the company’s Board of Directors elected Paul E. Martin as a director of the company. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Martin and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Martin was elected a director. The company is not aware of any transaction with Mr. Martin that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Martin will participate in the standard non-employee director compensation arrangements described under the heading “Compensation of Directors” in the company’s 2016 proxy statement, which was filed with the SEC on March 18, 2016. Mr. Martin has not yet been granted any restricted stock units in connection with his election as a director. A press release announcing Mr. Martin’s election to the Board is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report.
Leslie F. Kenne notified the Board on February 9, 2017 that she will not stand for reelection as a director of the company at the company’s 2017 annual meeting scheduled for April 26, 2017.
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(d) The following Exhibit is filed herewith:
Exhibit 99 Press Release dated February 9, 2017 announcing the election of Paul E. Martin.
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: February 15, 2017
/s/ Gerald P. Kenney
Gerald P. Kenney
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Unisys Corporation Names Paul Martin to Board of Directors
BLUE BELL, Pa., February 9, 2017 - Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Paul Martin has been elected to the Unisys board of directors.
Martin has served as corporate vice president and chief information officer of Baxter International, Inc., a global provider of essential renal and hospital products, since joining the company in 2011. At Baxter, Martin is responsible for the information technology strategy, operations, processes and team supporting Baxter’s business worldwide.
Martin, 58, previously spent 11 years at Rexam plc, where he initially served as Division Chief Information Officer leading all aspects of divisional Information Technology (IT) across 26 factories in the Americas. He was promoted in 2004 to the position of Global Chief Information Officer, relocating to London from where he had global accountability for all IT functions including applications, infrastructure and service delivery operations across more than 20 countries. He repatriated to the U.S. in 2009.
Prior to those positions, Martin began his career at Texas Instruments, Inc., before serving in increasingly senior positions at Frito-Lay, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation and CIT Group Capital Financing.
Martin is a 1980 graduate of Western Kentucky University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in management information systems.
“Paul brings extensive executive management experience across the entire IT spectrum, and we are thrilled he is joining the Unisys board,” said Peter Altabef, president and CEO of Unisys. “As a global CIO, Paul understands the IT challenges that companies large and small face every day. He also knows the best software, services and solutions available to help them maximize opportunities ranging from their presence in the cloud to the effectiveness of their applications. Paul also shares our vision that by building leading security into everything we do we can change peoples’ lives by enhancing their digital security. In addition, with approximately half our revenue outside the U.S. and Canada, and with Life Sciences and Healthcare as a core industry area of focus, Unisys will greatly benefit from Paul’s international experience and his deep Life Sciences and Healthcare expertise.”
Unisys is a global information technology company that specializes in providing industry-focused solutions integrated with leading-edge security to clients in the government, financial services and commercial markets. Unisys offerings include security solutions, advanced data analytics, cloud and infrastructure services, application services and application and server software. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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