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 7, 2019
Philip Morris International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
120 Park Avenue, New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (917) 663-2000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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(e) Equity Awards. Named executive officers of Philip Morris International Inc. (the "Company") receive 40% of their targeted equity award in the form of restricted stock units, or RSUs, and 60% in the form of performance share units, or PSUs. Accordingly, on February 7, 2019, the Compensation and Leadership Development Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Committee”) approved the grants of RSUs and PSUs under the Philip Morris International Inc. 2017 Performance Incentive Plan to the Company's named executive officers in the amounts indicated below:
Martin G. King
The foregoing awards of RSUs are due to vest on February 16, 2022. The form of the RSU agreement is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
The foregoing awards of PSUs are due to vest on February 16, 2022 at the end of a three-year (2019-2021) performance cycle only to the extent performance goals pre-established and pre-weighted by the Committee are achieved. The form of the PSU agreement is attached as Exhibit 10.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
Annual Incentive Compensation Awards. On February 7, 2019, the Committee approved annual incentive compensation awards for 2018, payable in cash, to the Company's named executive officers, in the amounts indicated below:
Annual Incentive Award
Martin G. King
Annual incentive compensation awards are converted to U.S. dollars using the average conversion rate on February 7, 2019 of CHF1.00 = $0.99813.
The annual incentive compensation awards were set based on a pre-established matrix formula employing six performance measures.
Base Salaries. The Committee made no changes to the base salaries of the named executive officers from the previously disclosed levels, except that Mr Olczak's base salary was increased from CHF 1,020,006 (approximately $1,018,098.59) to CHF 1,200,000 (approximately $1,197,756) effective April 1, 2019.1
The Company will provide additional information regarding the compensation of its named executive officers in the Company’s proxy statement for the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which will be issued in March 2019.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
1 Using the average conversion rate on February 7, 2019 of CHF1.00 = $0.99813.
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.
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL INC.
/S/ JERRY WHITSON
Deputy General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary
DATE: February 12, 2019