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 13, 2019 (May 7, 2019)
FORWARD AIR CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
1915 Snapps Ferry Road, Building N
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (423) 636-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
SECTION 5. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 7, 2019, Forward Air Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Matthew J. Jewell, President - Intermodal Services as Chief Commercial Officer. Information on Mr. Jewell can be found in the Company’s Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 2, 2019.
On May 7, 2019, the Company also appointed Christina A. Bottomley, Vice President and Controller as Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller. Ms. Bottomley has served as Vice President and Controller of the Company since August 2018. Prior to her role at the Company, Ms. Bottomley served as an Accounting Director at CSX Corporation, a publicly-traded Class I Railroad, where she worked in various accounting and internal audit roles since December 2014. From December 2011 to November 2014, Ms. Bottomley held various accounting roles at Regency Centers, a publicly-traded real estate investment trust. From October 2007 to November 2011, Ms. Bottomley was an Assurance Manager at KPMG. Ms. Bottomley is a Certified Public Accountant.
SECTION 9. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are being furnished as part of this Report.
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.
FORWARD AIR CORPORATION
Date: May 13, 2019
/s/ Michael J. Morris
Michael J. Morris
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer