8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date Earliest Event reported): December 7, 2020

 

 

PPD, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-39212   45-3806427

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

929 North Front Street

Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

(910) 251-0081

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e- 4(c))

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 $0.01 per share   PPD   The Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 7, 2020, the Board of Directors of PPD, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Julia James as the Company’s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, effective February 1, 2021. Following Ms. James’ appointment, B. Judd Hartman, the Company’s current Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer, will continue in his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer.

Ms. James joined the Company in 2005 and since 2017 has served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of the Company.


Signature

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.

 

PPD, Inc.
By:  

/s/ B. Judd Hartman

Name:   B. Judd Hartman
Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer

Date: December 11, 2020