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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549 
FORM 8-K 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 24, 2020
Harley-Davidson, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
 
 
 
 
Wisconsin
 
1-9183
 
39-1382325
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
     (Commission
     File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
3700 West Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(414342-4680
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
  
Trading Symbol
  
Name of exchange on which registered
COMMON STOCK, $0.01 par value per share
  
HOG
  
New York Stock Exchange
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

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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.

Paul Krause, Assistant General Counsel, has been promoted to Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Secretary of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (“Harley-Davidson”) effective immediately. Mr. Krause joined Harley-Davidson in 2016 and has served as interim Chief Legal Officer for the Company since November 2019.

Michelle Kumbier will be leaving her role as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Harley Davidson Motor Company, Inc. ("Motor Company"), a subsidiary of Harley-Davidson, effective April 3, 2020. Ms. Kumbier’s former product and operations responsibilities will be assumed by Bryan Niketh, Vice President of Product Development of the Motor Company, who has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Product and Operations. In her role as Chief Operating Officer of the Motor Company, Ms. Kumbier was also responsible for global sales. The global sales function will be the interim responsibility of Jochen Zeitz, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer, until a leader is appointed in this area.









SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                              HARLEY-DAVIDSON, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                       Date: March 30, 2020
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Paul J. Krause
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paul J. Krause
 
 
 
 
 
 
Secretary