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 24, 2018
MANNING & NAPIER, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
290 Woodcliff Drive, Fairport, New York 14450
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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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 24 and September 28, 2018, the Compensation Committee of Manning & Napier, Inc. (the Company) approved new compensation packages for the members of the interim Office of the Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Coons, Charles Stamey and Richard Goldberg, who were initially appointed on March 6, 2018. Effective September 13, 2018, Mr. Goldberg will receive $50,000 per month of cash compensation for his service as the Companys Co-Chief Executive Officer in lieu of any director fees he would otherwise be entitled to receive. Mr. Goldberg will receive this compensation until such time as the Company appoints a permanent Chief Executive Officer, and each of Messrs. Coons, Stamey and Goldberg will be eligible to receive an additional discretionary cash bonus for their service in the interim Office of the Chief Executive Officer at such time. Messrs. Coons and Stamey will continue to receive their existing base salary and they will still be eligible to receive an annual cash bonus and annual equity compensation award as previously disclosed for their service as the Companys President and Executive Vice President, respectively, but other than the discretionary cash bonus, they will not receive any additional compensation for their service as the Companys Co-Chief Executive Officers.
The Companys Board of Directors continues to diligently pursue a permanent Chief Executive Officer and has full confidence in the ability of the Office of the Chief Executive Officer to manage the affairs of the Company until such time as a permanent Chief Executive Officer is appointed.
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.
|Manning & Napier, Inc.|
|Date: September 28, 2018||By:|
|Name:||Sarah C. Turner|