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 27, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|726 Bell Avenue, Suite 301, Carnegie PA||15106|
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|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements with Certain Officers|
On October 3, 2017, Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation announced that John S. Stanik has notified the Board of Directors of his intention to retire as Chief Executive Officer sometime in the middle of 2018 or at such time as a suitable successor is identified and appointed, so that a smooth transition of leadership is assured. Mr. Stanik has pledged ongoing service to Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation in any capacity beyond his retirement date. Mr. Stanik will continue as a member of the Board through his current term, which ends at the Companys 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Ampco-Pittsburgh has appointed a search team comprised of several members of its Board of Directors and intends to evaluate internal and external candidates in identifying a highly-qualified, experienced executive to lead the company on a going-forward basis.
On October 3, 2017, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
Exhibit 99.1 Press release dated October 3, 2017
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.
|Date: October 3, 2017||By:|
|Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|