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):
September 11, 2015 (September 10, 2015)
RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(IRS Employer |
100 Throckmorton, Suite 1200
Ft. Worth, Texas
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (817) 870-2601
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report): Not applicable
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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 September 10, 2015, the Board of Directors of Range Resources Corporation (the Company) announced an increase to the size of the Board from eleven to twelve members and the appointment of Greg G. Maxwell to serve as a director of the Company. Effective the same date, Mr. Maxwell has been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board.
Mr. Maxwell has served as Executive Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Phillips 66 from 2012 to present. In addition, he held the position of Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company from 2003 to 2012 and Vice President & Controller from 2000 to 2003. He also held various accounting and finance positions with Phillips Petroleum Company from 1978 to 2000. Mr. Maxell also currently serves as a board member of Phillips 66 Partners, DCP Midstream and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. Mr. Maxwell received his bachelor of accountancy degree from New Mexico State University.
Family Relationships. No family relationship has ever existed between Mr. Maxwell and any current director or executive officer of the Company or any person contemplated to become such.
Related Party Transactions. There are no related party transactions between the Company and Mr. Maxwell reportable under Item. 5.02 of Form 8-K and Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Employment Agreements. As Mr. Maxwell is a non-employee director, the Company has not entered into an employment agreement with Mr. Maxwell. There are no arrangements between Mr. Maxwell and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Maxwell was selected as a Company director. Mr. Maxwell will receive the same compensation as the Companys other non-employee directors. Upon his election as a director, Mr. Maxwell received an equity grant under the Companys 2005 Equity Based Compensation Plan consisting of 4,756 shares of restricted stock.
Independence. The Board has determined that Mr. Maxwell is independent under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and SEC rules.
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.
|RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION|
|David P. Poole|
|Senior Vice President-General|
|Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
Date: September 11, 2015