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)
October 8, 2018
 Versum Materials, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
8555 South River Parkway, Tempe, Arizona
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(602) 282-1000
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable
(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.
Patrick Loughlin, Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain of Versum Materials, Inc. (the “Company”), will be departing the Company on October 31, 2018 in order to pursue other opportunities.
In connection with Mr. Loughlin’s departure and contingent on his delivery of an effective general release of liability against the Company and other conditions of his employment agreement, he will be entitled to receive the following: accrued but yet unpaid base salary; earned but yet unpaid annual bonus for fiscal 2018; a lump sum pro rata portion based on actual performance of any annual bonus for the current fiscal year; payment of healthcare benefits under COBRA for 12 months or, if sooner, until his COBRA eligibility ceases; a $10,000 lump sum for outplacement services; an amount equal to the Company’s matching and non-elective contributions to its qualified and non-qualified plans based on his most recent deferral elections and salary, respectively, at the end of the 12 months following his departure; and monthly payments over 12 months equal to the sum of (x) his monthly base salary and (y) 1/12th of his average annual bonus over the last three full fiscal years.  Mr. Loughlin's outstanding equity awards will be treated as follows: (i) outstanding stock options will remain exercisable for 180 days; (ii) unearned performance restricted share units and market share units will remain outstanding and will be paid on the vesting date based on Company performance for the applicable award cycle, calculated on a pro rata basis to account for Mr. Loughlin’s service during the applicable performance period; (iii) a pro rata portion of time vesting Founders restricted stock units vest for the current fiscal year and are delivered on the next original vesting date together with accrued dividend equivalents; and (iv) other time vesting restricted stock units vest pro-rata together with accrued cash dividends.

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.
Versum Materials, Inc.
October 11, 2018
/s/ Michael W. Valente
Michael W. Valente
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary