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SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 22, 2019
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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.
On January 22, 2019, the company’s Board of Directors elected Lisa A. Hook as a director of the company effective as of February 15, 2019. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Hook and any other person pursuant to which Ms. Hook was elected a director. The company is not aware of any transaction with Ms. Hook that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Hook will participate in the standard non-employee director compensation arrangements described under the heading “Compensation of Directors” in the company’s 2018 proxy statement, which was filed with the SEC on March 16, 2018, except that, effective January 1, 2019, the annual retainer paid to non-employee directors has been increased to $85,000. Ms. Hook has not yet been granted any restricted stock units in connection with her election as a director. A press release announcing the election of Ms. Hook to the Board is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) The following Exhibit is filed herewith:
Exhibit 99 Press Release dated January 23, 2019 announcing the election of Lisa A. Hook.
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: January 24, 2019
/s/ Gerald P. Kenney
Gerald P. Kenney
Senior Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary
Unisys Names Lisa A. Hook to Board of Directors
BLUE BELL, Pa., January 23, 2019 - Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Lisa A. Hook has been elected to the Unisys board of directors, effective February 15, 2019.
Hook brings to Unisys more than three decades of management experience in media, entertainment and information businesses. Most recently, she served as president and chief executive officer at Neustar, Inc., a Sterling, Va.-based, global information services provider of which she remains a director.
“It is a pleasure to join the Unisys board,” said Hook. “I look forward to working with the company to further its success in building better and more secure outcomes for its clients.”
Prior to joining Neustar, Hook served in executive positions at SunRocket, Inc.; AOL, Inc.; Time Warner, Inc.; and Viacom International, Inc. Hook serves on the President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC).
Hook also serves on the boards of Philip Morris International and Worldpay Inc. She is a graduate of Duke University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts, and the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University, where she earned a Juris Doctorate.
“We enthusiastically welcome Lisa to the Unisys board,” Altabef said. “Her experience in leading Neustar and expertise in the field of analytics will help guide Unisys and contribute to our ongoing initiative to embed leading, real-time analytics in our solutions. I look forward to working with Lisa on the Unisys board.”
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