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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 June 29, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Corning Incorporated (“Corning”), acting upon the recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, appointed Ms. Pamela J. Craig to the Board effective immediately. Ms. Craig is the former chief financial officer of Accenture plc. Ms. Craig will serve on the Audit Committee and the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Committee of the Board.
Ms. Craig will receive the same compensation as other non-employee Corning directors, which is described in Corning’s 2021 Proxy Statement under “Director Compensation.” There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Craig and any other person pursuant to which she was selected to serve as a director. Ms. Craig has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The press release issued by the Corning on June 29, 2021 announcing the appointment of Ms. Craig to the Board is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed as part of this Report:
|99.1||Corning press release dated June 29, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.|
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.
|By:||/s/ Linda E. Jolly|
|Name:||Linda E. Jolly|
|Title:||Vice President and Corporate Secretary|
|Date: June 29, 2021|