SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: February 27, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
11909 Shelbyville Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40243
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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(e) 2018 Cash Bonus Plan
On February 27, 2018, the Compensation Committee (the "Committee") approved the adoption of the Company’s 2018 cash bonus plan (the “2018 Bonus Plan”). Per the 2018 Bonus Plan, the Company’s executive officers, and certain other non-executive officers, may be eligible to receive a cash bonus expressed as a percentage of their salary in the event the Company achieves certain business metrics. The current base salaries for Phillip L. Milliner, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Robert D. Barton, the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, and Ekumene M. Lysonge, the Company’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary are $250,000, $225,000, and $240,000, respectively. Payouts under the 2018 Bonus Plan will be earned by achievement of payout targets, with 50% payable upon the achievement of certain minimum target levels, and 200% payable upon the achievement of certain maximum target levels. The bonus payout percentage was set at 50%, 50% and 40% of base salary for Mr. Milliner, Mr. Barton, and Mr. Lysonge, respectively. For each of Mr. Milliner, Mr. Barton and Mr. Lysonge, the target business metrics used are based on the Company’s Adjusted EBITDA performance.
The above description of the 2018 Bonus Plan does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to a summary of such plan which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
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 thereunto, duly authorized.
March 5, 2018
/s/ Ekumene M. Lysonge___________________
By: Ekumene M. Lysonge
Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
2018 Cash Bonus Plan
Eligible Employees: Executive Officers, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, and Individual Contributors
Bonus target payouts based on a percentage of base salary;
Payouts to CFO, COO and Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary will be entirely based on achievement of certain minimum targets, and 200% payable upon the achievement of certain maximum target levels;
Payouts to Directors are based 30% on corporate targets, and 70% on management business objectives;
Payouts to Managers are based 0% on corporate targets, and 100% on management business objectives;
Payouts to Individual Contributors are based 0% on corporate targets, and 100% on management business objectives;
Bonus targets are as follows (expressed as a percentage of base salary):
Financial Weight (Adj. EBITDA)
Management Business Objectives Weight
VP & General Counsel