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): October 25, 2021
Federal Signal Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1415 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
(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, par value $1.00 per share||FSS||New York Stock Exchange|
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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.
(d) On October 25, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Federal Signal Corporation (the “Company”) increased its size from six to seven directors and, following the recommendation of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board, appointed Shashank Patel to the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Patel will serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board (the “Audit Committee”). As compensation for his service as a director, Mr. Patel will be eligible to receive an annual base retainer of $75,000 and an annual committee retainer of $9,000 for membership on the Audit Committee, both of which will be paid quarterly and pro-rated for 2021 based upon the effective date of his appointment. Until Mr. Patel meets the Company’s stock ownership requirements for directors, 50% of his annual retainers will be paid in the form of shares of our common stock. In addition, Mr. Patel will be eligible to receive an annual equity award of $110,000, beginning in 2022.
Since July 2018, Mr. Patel has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (“Watts”) (NYSE: WTS), a global manufacturer headquartered in the US that provides one of the broadest plumbing, heating, and water quality product lines in the world. Prior to joining Watts, Mr. Patel spent a combined 21 years globally at Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL) and ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT), holding several leadership positions of increased responsibilities in finance, operations and engineering. Mr. Patel graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering and received an MBA from the Peter Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in California.
Mr. Patel is not party to any arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which he was appointed a director, nor is Mr. Patel party to any transaction requiring disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
A copy of the related press release announcing Mr. Patel’s appointment to the Company’s Board is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements 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.
|FEDERAL SIGNAL CORPORATION|
|Dated: October 26, 2021||By:||/s/ Ian A. Hudson|
|Ian A. Hudson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|