SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 5, 2019
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
520 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
(c) On March 5, 2019, the Board of Directors of Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (Fortune Brands or the Company) appointed Mr. Nicholas I. Fink, age 44, as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, effective on that date.
Mr. Fink served as President of the Companys Global Plumbing Group since August 2016. He joined the Company as Senior Vice President Global Growth and Development in June 2015 and served in that position until he was promoted to President of the Global Plumbing Group. Before joining Fortune Brands, Mr. Fink held several management positions at Beam Suntory, Inc. and its predecessor beginning in June 2006, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and President, Asia-Pacific/South America.
There are no family relationships between Mr. Fink and any director or executive officer of the Company, and he has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Mr. Finks compensation will continue to consist of an annual base salary, annual incentive award under the Companys annual executive incentive plan and long-term incentive award under the Companys long-term incentive plan. On March 5, 2019, based on the recommendation of the Companys Compensation Committee, the Board of Directors of the Company approved an increase in Mr. Finks total target compensation, effective March 5, 2019, as follows:
|2019 Target Incentive Award (95% of base salary)||$||807,500|
|2019 Long-Term Incentive Award||$||3,000,000|
The 2019 long-term incentive award was granted 50% in the form of performance share awards (PSAs), and 25% each in the form of restricted stock units (RSUs) and non-qualified stock options. The RSUs and the stock options granted to Mr. Fink will vest ratably over three years subject to his continued employment with the Company through each of the vesting dates. The PSAs will vest in shares of the Companys common stock based on achievement of Company performance during the cumulative January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021 performance period.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated March 5, 2019, issued by Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.|
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.
FORTUNE BRANDS HOME & SECURITY, INC.
|By:||/s/ Robert K. Biggart|
|Name:||Robert K. Biggart|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: March 8, 2019