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 5, 2014
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization)
One Owens Corning Parkway
Toledo, OH 43659
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Based upon feedback from stockholders as well as a review of competitive best practices, the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Owens Corning (the Company) has approved the following changes, to be implemented and made effective in 2015, to the Companys executive compensation program in order to further align executive pay and performance:
|||Introduction of a long term return on capital metric for performance share units awarded under the Companys long term incentive plans;|
|||Reallocation of the mix of long term incentive compensation awarded to our named executive officers to consist of:|
|||40% time based restricted stock;|
|||35% performance share units based upon absolute return on capital performance over a three year period; and|
|||25% performance share units based upon relative total shareholder return over a three year period;|
|||Discontinuation of annual grants of stock options to our named executive officers; and|
|||Voluntary elimination of the tax gross-up provision from the Chief Executive Officers employment agreement.|
The Company plans to provide enhanced disclosure regarding its executive compensation program, including further details on the above referenced changes, in its annual proxy statement for the year ending December 31, 2014.
The Board also plans to submit a management proposal for stockholder approval at the 2016 Annual Meeting to amend the Companys bylaws to adopt a majority voting standard for uncontested director elections concurrent with the full declassification of the Board in 2017.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933.
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.
Date: December 5, 2014
|By:||/s/ John W. Christy|
|John W. Christy|
|Senior Vice President, General|
|Counsel and Secretary|