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): December 5, 2012

 

 

NUCOR CORPORATION

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

1-4119   13-1860817

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

1915 Rexford Road, Charlotte, North Carolina   28211
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (704) 366-7000

N/A

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On December 5, 2012, the board of directors of Nucor Corporation (“Nucor”) determined that, in connection with the election of John J. Ferriola, Nucor’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President effective January 1, 2013, Mr. Ferriola’s annual base salary would increase from $567,000 to $900,000, also effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Ferriola’s election to the position of Chief Executive Officer and President was previously announced by the Company on a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 16, 2012.


SIGNATURE

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.

 

    NUCOR CORPORATION
Date: December 10, 2012     By:   /s/ James D. Frias
      James D. Frias
      Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Executive Vice President