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): November 14, 2016
Century Aluminum Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One South Wacker Drive
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(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.
On November 18, 2016, Century Aluminum Company (the “Company”) announced that Rick T. Dillon has resigned from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue another opportunity. Mr. Dillon’s resignation is effective as of December 2, 2016.
Upon Mr. Dillon’s resignation, Michael Bless, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, will assume the responsibilities of principal financial officer until the Board of Directors selects Mr. Dillon’s replacement.Mr. Bless’ biographical data is incorporated herein by reference as set forth in our proxy statement filed on April 29, 2016. With respect to the disclosure required by Item 401(d) of Regulation S-K, there are no family relationships between Mr. Bless and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. With respect to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, there are no relationships or related transactions between Mr. Bless and the Company that would be required to be reported.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press Release dated November 18, 2016.
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.
CENTURY ALUMINUM COMPANY
November 18, 2016
/s/ Jesse E. Gary
Jesse E. Gary
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary