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Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): March 12, 2019




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Delaware   01-13697   52-1604305

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160 South Industrial Blvd.

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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 March 12, 2019, Mohawk Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Glenn Landau as Chief Financial Officer and EVP, effective April 1, 2019. As previously announced, Frank Boykin will retire as Chief Financial Officer of the Company on March 31, 2019 and will continue to assist with the transition through March 31, 2020.

Mr. Landau, 50, most recently was the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of International Paper Company (“IP”), a position to which he was appointed in February 2017. Prior to becoming CFO, he was President of International Paper Latin America from 2013 until his appointment as CFO, with overall responsibility for IP’s paper and packaging businesses in Brazil as well as the strategic direction for the Latin American market. In connection with Mr. Landau’s appointment, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company approved an annualized base salary of $775,000 and participation in the Company’s annual cash bonus and equity incentive plans on similar terms as our other senior executives, and a sign-on equity award of 3,756 time-vesting restricted stock units (“RSUs”) and a retention equity award of 7,512 RSUs. Half of the sign-on equity award will vest on the second anniversary of the date of grant, half of the sign-on equity award will vest on the third anniversary of the date of grant and the retention equity award will vest on the fifth anniversary of the date of grant, subject to continued employment.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

On March 12, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the hiring of Mr. Landau as discussed above. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01.

This information, including Exhibit 99.1, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.


99.1    Press Release dated March 12, 2019




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.


    Mohawk Industries, Inc.
    By:   /s/ R. David Patton
      R. David Patton
Date: March 12, 2019       Vice President Business Strategy, General Counsel and Secretary