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)||October 30, 2020|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
639 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana
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|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
|New York Stock Exchange|
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
|NYSE Chicago, Inc.|
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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 October 30, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Entergy Corporation (the Company”) elected Brian W. Ellis to the Board, effective immediately, to serve until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). In connection with the election of Mr. Ellis, the Board of Directors increased the size of the Board to 11 members.
Mr. Ellis is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Danaher Corporation (“Danaher”), a global science and technology innovation company. Ellis leads all legal and compliance matters for Danaher, including issues related to corporate governance, quality assurance and regulatory affairs, sustainability, intellectual property and risk management, as well as the company’s environment, health and safety group. Prior to joining Danaher, Mr. Ellis served as Vice President and General Counsel of Medtronic, plc’s Restorative Therapies Group.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Ellis and any other person pursuant to which he was elected as a director of the Company. In connection with his appointment and service on the Board, Mr. Ellis will be entitled to receive the same compensation as all other non-employee directors of the Company, including receiving a pro rata portion of such compensation through the date of the next Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
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.
By: /s/ Marcus V. Brown
|Marcus V. Brown|
Executive Vice President and
|Dated: November 2, 2020|