SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 6, 2012
Waste Management, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants Telephone number, including area code: (713) 512-6200
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Waste Management, Inc. (the Company) filed a Form 8-K on July 26, 2012 to disclose, among other things, that (i) Mr. Don P. Carpenter was appointed Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer and (ii) Mr. Jeff M. Harris, a named executive officer in the Companys most recent proxy statement, was appointed Senior Vice President Field Operations.
Pursuant to Instruction 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, this amended Form 8-K is being filed to disclose the following modifications to the compensation of Messrs. Carpenter and Harris in connection with their respective promotions:
(i) The annualized base salary of Mr. Carpenter was increased from $287,210 to $305,000, to be effective as of August 24, 2012.
(ii) On November 6, 2012, the Company granted Mr. Harris an award of restricted stock units (RSUs) under the Companys 2009 Stock Incentive Plan with a target dollar value of $200,000. The material terms of the RSUs are as follows:
The form of award agreement for Mr. Harriss RSUs will be the same as the Form of 2012 RSU Award Agreement filed by the Company as Exhibit10.2 to its Form 8-K filed July 5, 2012 (the RSU Award Agreement). The descriptions of the material terms of the RSU Award Agreement are qualified in their entirety by the full text of such agreement, which is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.