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):

March 1, 2019



Eagle Materials Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-12984   75-2520779

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 1100, Dallas, Texas   75219
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number including area code: (214) 432-2000

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address if changed from 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

Item 5.02(b): Retirement of Principal Executive Officer

On March 1, 2019, Mr. David B. Powers notified the Board of Directors of Eagle Materials Inc. (the “Company”) of his decision to retire from his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Powers will continue to serve as a Director.

Item 5.02(c): Appointment of Principal Executive Officer

On March 1, 2019, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Michael Haack as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective July 1, 2019.

Mr. Haack has served as an executive officer of the Company for more than four years, including as President and Chief Operating Officer since August 2018. The information regarding Mr. Haack required by Item 5.02(c) of Form 8-K is set forth in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A for its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 22, 2018, and is incorporated herein by reference.

No changes will be made to the compensation payable to Mr. Haack at this time. Any changes in connection with his appointment as Chief Executive Officer will be considered by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors in connection with its review of compensation for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.


Item 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure

The Company issued a press release, dated March 4, 2019, relating to the Chief Executive Officer transition. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth in this Item 7.01 and in the attached Exhibit 99.1 shall be deemed to be “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits





99.1    Press Release of Eagle Materials Inc. dated March 4, 2019


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.



/s/ James H. Graass

  James H. Graass
  Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: March 4, 2019