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): February 13, 2018 (February 5, 2018)
Vista Outdoor Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer Identification
262 N University Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (801) 447-3000
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Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 5, 2018, the Management Development and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Vista Outdoor Inc. (the "Company") approved the grant of a one-time, equity award with a $250,000 aggregate grant date value (the "Award") to the Company's General Counsel, Scott Chaplin in recognition of his assumption of additional responsibilities as the head of the Company's Human Resources and Corporate Services department. The Award was communicated to Mr. Chaplin in an equity award letter on February 9, 2018 (the "Award Letter"), which he accepted on that date. The Award was made in the form of restricted stock units under the Company’s 2014 Stock Incentive Plan and will vest in two equal installments on the first and second anniversaries of the grant date, subject to his continued employment with the Company through the applicable vesting date.
The foregoing description of the Award Letter does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Award Letter (Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K) and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
VISTA OUTDOOR INC.
/s/ Scott D. Chaplin
Name: Scott D. Chaplin
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Date: February 13, 2018