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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
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On August 31, 2020, Mr. George J. Pedersen informed ManTech International Corporation (the Company) of his decision to retire from his position as the Company’s Executive Chairman. Mr. Pedersen also communicated his intention to step down from his role serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors (the Board). On September 1, 2020, the Board elected and appointed Kevin M. Phillips to serve as the Company’s new Chairman of the Board. Pursuant to the Company’s bylaws, the Board designated Mr. Phillips as a non-executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Pedersen will continue to serve as a member of the Company’s Board, and in recognition his service, the Board has designated Mr. Pedersen as Chairman Emeritus.
On September 3, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the events described above. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||ManTech International Corporation press release, dated September 3, 2020.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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.
|ManTech International Corporation|
Date: September 3, 2020
|Michael R. Putnam|
|SVP – Corporate & Regulatory Affairs|
George Pedersen Transitions to Chairman Emeritus;
ManTech Board of Directors Elects Kevin Phillips as Chairman of the Board
HERNDON, Va., September 3, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) announced today that its co-founder, George J. Pedersen, has decided to transition from his role as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board. Pedersen will remain a member of the Board of Directors, serving with the distinction of Chairman Emeritus of ManTech. Kevin M. Phillips, who has served as the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2018, has been elected by the Board to serve as the Companys Chairman of the Board.
For the past five decades, ManTech has been an important part of my life and it will always remain so, Pedersen said. It has been a pleasure for me to see the tremendous growth of ManTech since our humble beginnings in New Jersey as Management Technology, back in 1968, where we started with a single Navy contract to develop war-gaming models for the submarine community. While it has been an honor to serve as Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, I believe that this is the right time for me to take a less active role. I look forward to continue serving the company as a member of the Board, and I have full confidence in Kevin and the leadership team to drive ManTechs continued growth.
George is an industry pioneer, and since our founding he has been and will continue to be a driving force behind ManTechs success, said Phillips. His unwavering commitment to national security, his vision and his many years of leadership have shaped ManTech into a leading mission-focused national security company. We thank George for his half a century of leadership and his continued contribution as a Board member, and look forward to working with him as we continue to create value for our customers, employees and shareholders.
On behalf of ManTechs Board of Directors, we are grateful for Georges outstanding leadership as Chairman, said Barry Campbell, the Companys Presiding Independent Director. We are grateful that we will continue to benefit from Georges insights and wisdom as a member of the Board. Kevin has done an outstanding job as CEO and he is clearly the right individual to lead the Board going forward.
ManTech provides mission-focused technology solutions and services for U.S. defense, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies. In business more than 52 years, we excel in full-spectrum cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, systems engineering and software application development solutions that support national and homeland security. Additional information on ManTech can be found at www.mantech.com.
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