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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.|
(d) Election of Director.
The Board of Directors of Carrier Global Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Susan N. Story as an independent director, effective January 15, 2023, with a term expiring at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareowners. The Board also appointed Ms. Story to the Board’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.
The appointment of Ms. Story was not pursuant to any arrangement or understanding between Ms. Story and any third party. As of the date of this report, neither Ms. Story, nor any of her immediate family members, is a party, either directly or indirectly, to any transaction that is required to be reported pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Ms. Story will be compensated consistent with the Company’s compensation programs for non-employee directors.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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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.
|CARRIER GLOBAL CORPORATION|
Date: September 29, 2022
|By:||/s/ Mark G. Thompson|
Mark G. Thompson
|Vice President, Secretary & Deputy Legal Officer|
|For Immediate Release||Contact:||Ashley Barrie|
Carrier Global Corporation Appoints Susan N. Story to its Board of Directors
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2022 — Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, today announced that Susan N. Story, former President and Chief Executive Officer of American Water Works Company, Inc., has been elected to Carrier’s Board of Directors, effective Jan. 15, 2023. She will serve on the Board’s Audit and Compensation Committees.
“Susan is a highly accomplished and successful business leader with significant expertise in finance, operations, cybersecurity, sustainability and strategy,” said David Gitlin, Carrier Chairman & CEO. “Her extensive senior leadership experience and deep knowledge of the energy industry and sustainability matters make her an outstanding addition as we continue to drive our ESG initiatives and sustainability growth strategy. We could not be more pleased to welcome Susan to Carrier’s Board.”
Ms. Story served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of American Water from 2014 until 2020, having previously served as its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and in senior executive roles at Southern Company and Gulf Power Company. She currently serves as the Lead Independent Director of Raymond James Financial, Inc., serving on the Corporate Governance and ESG Committee and Capital Planning Committee, as well as a Director on the Boards of Dominion Energy, Inc., where she serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Finance and Risk Oversight Committee, and Newmont Corporation, where she serves on the Audit Committee.
As the leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions, Carrier Global Corporation is committed to making the world safer, more sustainable and comfortable for generations to come. From the beginning, we’ve led in inventing new technologies and entirely new industries. Today, we continue to lead because we have a world-class, diverse workforce that puts the customer at the center of everything we do. For more information, visit corporate.carrier.com or follow Carrier on social media at @Carrier.