Whirlpool Corporation
WHIRLPOOL CORP /DE/ (Form: 8-K, Received: 09/22/2017 16:23:49)
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) September 19, 2017

 
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
Delaware
 
1-3932
 
38-1490038
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
 
 
 
 
 
2000 North M-63,
Benton Harbor, Michigan
 
 
 
49022-2692
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
 
 
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (269) 923-5000
                                                                                            

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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 September 19, 2017, David T. Szczupak, Whirlpool Corporation’s Executive Vice President, Global Product Organization, announced his plan to retire from the company in the first quarter of 2018 after 10 years of service to the company.  Mr. Szczupak will transition the responsibilities of his current role effective in the fourth quarter in 2017, and remain actively engaged on special projects through his retirement.






SIGNATURE
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION
 
 
 
Date: September 22, 2017
 
By:
 
  /s/ BRIDGET K. QUINN
 
 
Name:
Bridget K. Quinn
 
 
Title:
Corporate Secretary and Group Counsel