SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report: February 26, 2013
(Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its chapter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
601 W. First Avenue, Suite 1600, Spokane WA
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number,
Including area code)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(c) On February 26, 2013, the Board of Directors of Potlatch Corporation appointed Eric J. Cremers, 49, to serve as President and Chief Operating Officer of the company effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Cremers previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company from February 2012 to the present and as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the company from July 2007 to February 2012. Prior to July, 2007, Mr. Cremers was employed by Albertson’s Inc., a grocery retail company, and served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development from July 2002 through June 2006. Michael J. Covey, 55, the company’s President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2006, will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer. A press release announcing the appointment is filed as an exhibit hereto and is incorporated herein by this reference.
(d) On February 26, 2013, the Board of Directors of Potlatch Corporation elected Eric J. Cremers a director of the company, effective March 1, 2013. Mr. Cremers will serve as one of the Board’s Class I directors whose terms expire at the company’s annual meeting to be held in 2015. The Board of Directors has not named Mr. Cremers to any Committee although it is expected that he will be named to the Finance Committee.
ITEM 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release issued by Potlatch Corporation, dated February 27, 2013.
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.
Dated: February 27, 2013
By: /s/ Lorrie D. Scott
Lorrie D. Scott
Vice President, General Counsel and
Exhibit 99.1 – Press Release dated February 27, 2013