SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 5, 2018 (February 1, 2018)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of Incorporation)
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(IRS Employer Identification Number)
1920 Main Street, Suite 1200
Irvine, CA 92614
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers
On February 5, 2018, HCP, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Michael D. McKee will step down from his position as Executive Chairman, effective March 1, 2018, and will retire from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) at the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders on April 26, 2018 (the “Annual Meeting”). Additionally, David B. Henry, previously the Company’s Lead Independent Director, has been appointed to serve as non-executive Chairman.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 5, 2018, the Company issued a press release as noted in Item 5.02 above. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference.
The information set forth in this Item 7.01 and the related information in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto are being furnished to, and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and shall not be incorporated by reference in any filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference therein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 5, 2018
/s/ Troy E. McHenry
Troy E. McHenry
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary