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Eastman Chemical Co. – ‘8-K’ for 8/4/22

On:  Monday, 8/8/22, at 4:47pm ET   ·   For:  8/4/22   ·   Accession #:  1193125-22-214952   ·   File #:  1-12626

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 8/08/22  Eastman Chemical Co.              8-K:5,7,9   8/04/22   12:215K                                   Donnelley … Solutions/FA

Current Report   —   Form 8-K

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‘8-K’   —   Current Report

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FORM  i 8-K




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):

 i August 4, 2022




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




 i Delaware    i 1-12626    i 62-1539359

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


 i 200 South Wilcox Drive

 i Kingsport  i Tennessee

   i 37662
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 i (423)  i 229-2000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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)



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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

 i Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share    i EMN    i New York Stock Exchange
 i 1.50% Notes Due 2023    i EMN23    i New York Stock Exchange
 i 1.875% Notes Due 2026    i EMN26    i New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  i 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(d) On August 4, 2022, the Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical Company (the “Company”) elected Eric L. Butler as a director to serve until the Company’s 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. He has been appointed to serve as a member of the Audit, Finance, and Environmental, Safety and Sustainability Committees of the Board of Directors. Mr. Butler will receive non-employee director compensation under the standard arrangements and agreements, which include cash compensation, equity awards, and an indemnification agreement, which are further described in the Company’s 2022 Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2022.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Butler and any other persons pursuant to which he was elected as a director. Mr. Butler does not have any family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. There are no transactions and no proposed transactions between Mr. Butler and the Company that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On August 8, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing the change to the Board discussed in Item 5.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K

Item 9.01 (d) Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1 is furnished pursuant to Item 9.01(d).


99.1    Press release announcing election of Eric L. Butler as a director.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)



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.


Eastman Chemical Company

/s/ Clark L. Jordan

  Clark L. Jordan
  Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary
  Date: August 8, 2022



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