SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 28, 2020
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission file number)||(I.R.S. employer identification no.)|
|11780 U.S. Highway One, Suite 600|
|Palm Beach Gardens,||FL||33408|
|(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 627-7171
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common stock, par value $0.33 1/3 per share||DY||New York Stock Exchange|
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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 October 28, 2020, Dycom Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Jennifer Fritzsche as a director. Ms. Fritzsche is currently the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Canopy Spectrum, LLC, and has been a Senior Industry and Innovation Fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business since October 2019. She formerly served as a managing director and Senior Equity Analyst at Wells Fargo Securities (or its predecessor firms) for 25 years. During her career at Wells Fargo, Ms. Fritzsche served in multiple leadership and management roles, including as a Senior Analyst covering the telecommunications/cable services communications infrastructure industries. In connection with Ms. Fritzsche’s appointment, the Company’s Board of Directors approved a resolution to increase the number of board members from seven to eight. The appointment, effective October 27, 2020, is for a term extending until the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
The Board of Directors has not made a determination as to whether Ms. Fritzsche will be named to any committees of the Board of Directors.
Ms. Fritzsche’s compensation for service as a non-employee director will be consistent with that of the Company’s other non-employee directors, subject to proration to reflect the commencement date of her service on the Board. The non-employee director compensation program is described under the caption “Director Compensation” in the Company’s proxy statement for its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 9, 2020.
Ms. Fritzsche is not a party to any arrangement or understanding regarding her appointment as an officer, and does not have any family relationship with any of the Company’s executive officers or directors. Ms. Fritzsche is not a party to any transaction with the Company that would be required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 28, 2020
|DYCOM INDUSTRIES, INC.|
|By: ||/s/ Ryan F. Urness|
|Name: ||Ryan F. Urness|
|Title: ||Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|