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 reported event): June 28, 2021
BEAZER HOMES USA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-12822|| ||54-2086934|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
| ||(IRS Employer|
1000 Abernathy Road, Suite 260
Atlanta, Georgia 30328
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value||BZH||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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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 June 28, 2021, Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: BZH) announced the appointment of Lloyd E. Johnson as an independent director to the Board of Directors of the Company effective immediately. As noted in the press release, Mr. Johnson also has been appointed to the Board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
For his service as a member of the Board, Mr. Johnson will receive the same compensation as other non-employee directors of the Company under the Company's current non-employee director compensation program described in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 18, 2020. Mr. Johnson’s initial restricted stock grant and annual and committee service cash retainers will be prorated from the date he began serving on the Board, and the prorated restricted stock grant is scheduled to vest June 25, 2022.
|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.
| || ||BEAZER HOMES USA, Inc.|
|June 28, 2021|| || ||By:||/s/ David I. Goldberg|
| || || || David I. Goldberg|
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Beazer Homes Appoints Lloyd E. Johnson to Board of Directors
ATLANTA, June 28, 2021 – Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE: BZH) (www.beazer.com) announced today the appointment of Lloyd E. Johnson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Johnson brings to the Board 40 years of experience in a variety of leadership roles. He will serve on the Company’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
From 2004-2015, Mr. Johnson served as Global Managing Director, Finance and Internal Audit, for Accenture Corporation. At Accenture, he was responsible for leading the global consulting company’s corporate audit organization and providing guidance and counsel in finance and strategic planning. Prior to joining Accenture, Mr. Johnson was an Executive Director of M&A and General Auditor at Delphi Automotive and was Corporate Vice President, Finance and Chief Audit Executive at Emerson Electric Corporation. Mr. Johnson began his career at Coopers & Lybrand, which is now part of PwC. Mr. Johnson currently serves on the boards of Apogee Enterprises and AARP.
“We are pleased to welcome Lloyd to our Board. His deep financial and strategic expertise will be particularly valuable as we continue to focus on executing our balanced growth strategy,” said Allan Merrill, Beazer’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
About Beazer Homes
Headquartered in Atlanta, Beazer Homes (NYSE: BZH) is one of the country’s largest homebuilders. Every Beazer home is designed and built to provide Surprising Performance, giving you more quality and more comfort from the moment you move in – saving you money every month. With Beazer's Choice Plans™, you can personalize your primary living areas – giving you a choice of how you want to live in the home, at no additional cost. And unlike most national homebuilders, we empower our customers to shop and compare loan options. Our
Mortgage Choice program gives you the resources to easily compare multiple loan offers and choose the best lender and loan offer for you, saving you thousands over the life of your loan.
We build our homes in Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia. For more information, visit beazer.com, or check out Beazer on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
David I. Goldberg
Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer