0001306830-21-000139 8-K 14 20210514 5.02 20210514 20210514 Celanese Corp 0001306830 2820 980420726 DE 1231 8-K 34 001-32410 21924996 222 W. LAS COLINAS BLVD., SUITE 900N IRVING TX 75039-5421 972-443-4000 222 W. LAS COLINAS BLVD., SUITE 900N IRVING TX 75039-5421 Celanese CORP 20041102 Blackstone Crystal Holdings Capital Partners (Cayman) IV Ltd. 20041022 8-K 1 ce-20210514.htm 8-K 0001306830false00013068302021-05-142021-05-140001306830us-gaap:CommonStockMember2021-05-142021-05-140001306830ce:SeniorUnsecuredNotesDue2023Member2021-05-142021-05-140001306830ce:SeniorUnsecuredNotesDue2025Member2021-05-142021-05-140001306830ce:SeniorUnsecuredNotesDue2027Member2021-05-142021-05-14 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): May 14, 2021 (May 10, 2021) CELANESE CORPORATION (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Delaware 001-32410 98-0420726 (State or other jurisdiction (Commission File (IRS Employer of incorporation) Number) Identification No.) 222 West Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 900N, Irving, TX 75039 (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code) Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (972) 443-4000 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 (see General Instruction A.2. below): ? Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425) ? Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12) ? Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b)) ? Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)) Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: Name of Each Exchange on Which Title of Each Class Trading Symbol(s) Registered Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per The New York Stock Exchange share CE 1.125% Senior Notes due 2023 CE /23 The New York Stock Exchange 1.250% Senior Notes due 2025 CE /25 The New York Stock Exchange 2.125% Senior Notes due 2027 CE /27 The New York Stock Exchange Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Emerging growth company ? If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers. On May 10, 2021, John K. Wulff notified the Board of Directors of Celanese Corporation (the “Company”) that he intends to depart from the Board effective May 31, 2021 to pursue retirement. Mr. Wulff’s decision to pursue retirement follows more than 14 years of service on the Board and various Board committees, and is not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices. Current director and Audit Committee member Ms. Deborah J. Kissire will become the chair of the Board’s Audit Committee, and current director Jean S. Blackwell will join the Audit Committee, immediately after the effectiveness of Mr. Wulff’s retirement. 2 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SIGNATURES 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. CELANESE CORPORATION By: /s/ MICHAEL R. SULLIVAN Name: Michael R. Sullivan Title: Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary Date: May 14, 2021 3