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): September 29, 2021
BLUE BIRD CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
3920 Arkwright Road
Macon, Georgia 31210
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number including area code)
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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, $0.0001 par value||BLBD||NASDAQ Global Market|
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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.
(b) On September 29, 2021, the Board of Directors of Blue Bird Corporation (the “Company”), approved the separation from employment with the Company of Mr. Trey Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer, effective October 1, 2021. The Chief Operating Officer position will not be continued. Mr. Jenkins will receive six months’ severance compensation pursuant to his existing May 2012 Severance Agreement. Mr. Jenkins will also receive 50% vesting of the first tranche of his 2021 LTI award and 50% vesting of the second tranche of his 2020 LTI award in December 2021.
(e) Please see subparagraph (b) above for the terms of Mr. Trey Jenkins’ separation compensation, incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statement and Exhibits.
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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.
|BLUE BIRD CORPORATION|
|Dated:||October 1, 2021||/s/ Paul Yousif|
|Senior Vice President and General Counsel|