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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 July 7, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company elected Antonio Garza and James R. Huffines to its Board effective on July 30, 2021. Messrs. Garza and Huffines will participate in the Company’s compensation program for directors, as described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 12, 2020.
On July 9, 2021, the Company entered into an agreement with Alejandro Centurion, the Company’s Executive Vice President and President of Global Manufacturing Operations. The agreement recognizes his contributions to Greenbrier’s Global Manufacturing Operations since 2005 and provides he will remain in his current role until retirement from that position on September 1, 2022, after which he will serve in a transitional role supporting his successor as the head of Global Manufacturing Operations. He will retire as a Greenbrier employee in September 2023 following 18 total years of service.
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
On July 7, 2021, the Board of Directors approved an amendment to the Company’s Bylaws to increase the maximum number of directors from eleven to twelve effective as of July 30, 2021.
A copy of the Amendment to the Bylaws of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. is attached as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|3.1||Amendment to the Bylaws of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. dated July 7, 2021.|
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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.
|THE GREENBRIER COMPANIES, INC.|
|Date: July 13, 2021||By:|
|Adrian J. Downes|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)|