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 15, 2019|
|SEMPRA ENERGY |
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
488 8th Avenue, San Diego, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant's telephone number, including area code|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)|
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|SECURITIES REGISTERED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OF THE ACT:|
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered |
|Sempra Energy Common Stock, without par value||SRE ||NYSE|
|Sempra Energy 6% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series A, $100 liquidation preference||SREPRA||NYSE|
|Sempra Energy 6.75% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B, $100 liquidation preference||SREPRB||NYSE|
|Sempra Energy 5.75% Junior Subordinated Notes Due 2079, $25 par value||SREA||NYSE|
|Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2). |
Emerging growth company ☐
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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.
As an update to the Form 8-K filed by Sempra Energy (the “Company”) on August 26, 2019, the Company’s board of directors (the “Board”) requested on November 15, 2019 that Joseph A. Householder (64), and Mr. Householder agreed to, extend his service as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company for an additional month and now retire effective January 1, 2020. Also on November 15, 2019, the Board appointed George W. Bilicic (56) as President and Chief Legal Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Bilicic will also serve as Chief Compliance Officer of the Company.
Mr. Bilicic served as Group President of the Company since June 2019. For more than the last five years prior to joining the Company, he worked for Lazard, Ltd, a New York based investment banking firm (“Lazard”), most recently as its Vice Chairman of Investment Banking. The Company engages Lazard from time to time for investment banking services and since the beginning of 2018, has paid Lazard approximately $18.4 million in fees.
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.
|SEMPRA ENERGY, |
|Date: November 18, 2019||By: /s/ Trevor I. Mihalik|
|Trevor I. Mihalik|
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer