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) May 17, 2016
Winnebago Industries, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
P.O. Box 152, Forest City, Iowa
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 641-585-3535
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)
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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.
Winnebago Industries, Inc. ("the Company") is herewith filing a press release issued on May 16, 2016, as Exhibit 99.1, which is included herein. The press release was issued to report the election of Ashis Bhattacharya to the position of Vice President of Strategic Development and Planning effective June 1, 2016. Mr. Bhattacharya is 53 years old. As described in the attached press release, Mr. Bhattacharya previously served in various executive roles as a Vice President at Honeywell for strategy and related areas. Prior to Honeywell, he served as an executive at Moog and Motorola. Mr. Bhattacharya will be eligible to participate in the Company's executive compensation and benefit plans.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release Announcing Ashis Bhattacharya
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.
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES, INC.
May 16, 2016
/s/ Scott C. Folkers
Scott C. Folkers
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary