SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
August 1, 2018
(Date of report; date of
earliest event reported)
Commission file number: 1-3754
ALLY FINANCIAL INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
Ally Detroit Center
500 Woodward Ave.
Floor 10, Detroit, Michigan
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's 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 Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Ally Financial Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Brian H. Sharples and Katryn (Trynka) Shineman Blake to serve as members of the Board, effective August 3, 2018, until the next annual meeting of stockholders. In connection with their appointments, Mr. Sharples and Ms. Shineman will receive, under the Company’s 2017 Non-Employee Directors Equity Compensation Plan, a one-time initial award of deferred stock units, as well as a prorated annual retainer grant of deferred stock units, as described in the “Director Compensation” section of the Company’s most recent proxy statement.
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.
Ally Financial Inc.
August 2, 2018
/s/ Jeffrey A. Belisle
Jeffrey A. Belisle