SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
January 8, 2013
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
Valmont Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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.
(c) On January 8, 2013, Valmont Industries, Inc. announced that Richard P. Heyse, has joined Valmont as Executive Vice President. In late February, Mr. Heyse will succeed Terry J. McClain, Valmont’s CFO. Mr. Heyse has over 20 years of financial, engineering, and information technology management experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters degree in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.
Mr. Heyse, age 49, served as Vice President and CFO of WESCO International, Inc. from June 2009 to February 2012. From April 2005 to May 2009, he served as Vice President and CFO of Innophos Holdings. He served as Vice President and CFO of Polyconcept, Inc. from June 2012 to December 2012.
Information with respect to Mr. Heyse’s compensation is set forth on Exhibit 99.2, 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 duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 8, 2013