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): November 16, 2020
FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|3280 Peachtree Road, Suite 2400||Atlanta||30305|
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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.
On November 16, 2020, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "FLEETCOR"), upon the recommendation of the Nomination and Governance Committee, voted to increase the size of the Board from nine to ten directors and appointed Archie L. Jones as a director to fill the vacancy. Mr. Jones will also serve on the Acquisition Committee and newly formed Nomination and Governance Committee. Mr. Jones’s term will expire at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of shareholders.
Mr. Jones, 49, has served as a managing director at Six Pillars Partners, a private equity firm since September 2019. Mr. Jones formerly served as the chief financial officer for NOWaccount Network Corporation from 2014 to 2019. Since 2016, he has also served on the board of directors at 1st Choice Credit Union and recently joined the board of directors at Jobvite. Mr. Jones also serves as a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School and is involved in a number of non-profit organizations, including as the chairman of the board for Project Evident and as the vice chair of the board for Year Up. At the time of his appointment, the Board considered Mr. Jones’s more than 20 years of experience as a leader in corporate M&A transactions and his expertise in executing other complex transactions including strategic alliances and joint ventures, his community ties, and his experiences serving on several large non-profit boards.
Mr. Jones was not elected pursuant to any arrangement or understanding with the Company or any other person, and there are no actual or proposed transactions between Mr. Jones or any of his immediate family members and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K in connection with his appointment as a director of the Company. The Board has affirmatively determined that Mr. Jones qualifies as an independent director as defined by the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Company’s corporate governance guidelines.
In connection with his service on the Board, Mr. Jones will be entitled to the Company’s customary non-employee director compensation package, commencing in January 2021. The Company also expects to enter into an indemnification agreement on the Company’s standard form with Mr. Jones.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company on November 16, 2020 regarding the Mr. Jones’s appointment is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibit No. 99.1, FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. press release dated November 16, 2020
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.
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|November 16, 2020|| || ||By: /s/ Daniel Fishbein|
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FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. press release dated November 16, 2020
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FLEETCOR Appoints Archie L. Jones, Jr. to its Board of Directors
November 16, 2020 – ATLANTA – FLEETCOR Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FLT) announced today that Archie L. Jones, Jr. has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective November 16, 2020. In addition, Mr. Jones will serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Executive and Acquisitions Committee.
“We are excited to welcome Archie as a new independent member of our Board,” said Ron Clarke, chairman and chief executive officer, FLEETCOR. “Archie’s diverse background encompassing investing, corporate development, financial management, and teaching will be quite additive to the FLEETCOR board. Additionally, his extensive M&A experience across a variety of industries will be a great asset to us as we evaluate new deals.”
Archie Jones is a Managing Director of Six Pillars Partners, a private equity firm investing in high-growth companies, and a Professor at Harvard Business School, where he teaches Entrepreneurial Management and Finance to MBA students. Prior to Six Pillars Partners, Archie held executive positions at private equity, public and private companies including NOWaccount Network Corporation, IBM, Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) and Parthenon Capital. In addition, Archie serves on the Board of Directors of several corporations and non-profits. Archie is a Certified Public Accountant and is a graduate of Morehouse College and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. “I am excited to join the FLEETCOR Board and I look forward to leveraging my experience to help this global leader shape the future of business payments,” said Jones.
FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE: FLT) is a leading global business payments company that simplifies the way businesses manage and pay their expenses.
The FLEETCOR portfolio of brands help companies automate, secure, digitize and control payments on behalf of, their employees and suppliers. FLEETCOR serves businesses, partners and merchants in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.FLEETCOR.com.
Jim Eglseder, 770-417-4697