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): February 28, 2018
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
400 South LaSalle Street
Chicago, Illinois 60605
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (312) 786-5600
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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.
As previously announced, Cboe Global Markets, Inc.'s (the "Company") Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Joanne Moffic-Silver, retired on February 28, 2018. In addition, Patrick Sexton was appointed Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective March 1, 2018.
Pursuant to a release agreement (the "Agreement") Ms. Moffic-Silver entered into with the Company on February 28, 2018, she is entitled to receive the benefits payable under the terms of the Company's Executive Severance Plan and, consistent with the treatment of such awards upon a retirement: (i) accelerated vesting in full of any outstanding restricted stock units held by her and (ii) accelerated vesting of outstanding performance share units held by her, prorated for the portion of the performance period completed at the time of retirement and subject to attainment of the applicable performance goals through the full performance period. The foregoing description of the Agreement is qualified by reference to the full text of the Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
*Indicates Management Compensatory Plan, Contract or Arrangement.
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.
Cboe Global Markets, Inc.
/s/ Patrick Sexton
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: March 2, 2018