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)
December 18, 2018 (December 14, 2018)
Brookdale Senior Living Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
111 Westwood Place, Suite 400, Brentwood, Tennessee
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Section 5 — Corporate Governance and Management
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On December 18, 2018, Brookdale Senior Living Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), reported that Cedric T. Coco would step down from his role as the Company's Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer effective December 31, 2018. Upon Mr. Coco's separation from the Company he will be entitled to receive payments associated with a separation by the Company without cause pursuant to the terms of the Company's Amended and Restated Tier I Severance Pay Policy as a Designated Officer (as such term is defined in the policy), and any of his outstanding equity awards issued under the Company's Amended and Restated 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan will be entitled to the treatment associated with a termination by the Company without cause pursuant to the terms of his restricted share agreements, in each case subject to the terms and conditions of such plans and agreements.
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.
BROOKDALE SENIOR LIVING INC.
December 18, 2018
/s/ Chad C. White
Chad C. White
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary