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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 January 31, 2013, Gregory R. Palen informed the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Polaris Industries Inc. (the “Company”) that he will be resigning as Chairman of the Board effective immediately and will be resigning from the Board at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on April 25, 2013 (the “Annual Meeting”). The Board elected Scott W. Wine, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, as the Chairman of the Board and John P. Wiehoff as Lead Director. Both will assume their new roles immediately.
On January 31, 2013, Robert L. Caulk informed the Board that he will not be standing for re-election to the Board when his current term expires at the Annual Meeting.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company on January 31, 2013, announcing the changes, is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated January 31, 2013 of Polaris Industries Inc.
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undersigned thereunto duly authorized.