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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 event reported): December 9, 2019
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (412) 248-8000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 9, 2019, Timothy R. McLevish provided notice of his retirement from the Board of Directors of Kennametal Inc. (the “Company”), effective as of January 1, 2020, due to other professional responsibilities. Mr. McLevish was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Carrier, a leading global provider of HVAC, refrigeration, fire and security solutions, effective October 1, 2019.
Mr. McLevish served as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2004 and during his tenure, served as Chairman of the Audit Committee for over nine years, among other committee assignments. Upon Mr. McLevish’s retirement on January 1, 2020, the number of board members will be set at nine.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.