UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of earliest event reported: February 14, 2019
Exact name of registrant as specified in its
charter, address of principal executive offices
and registrant’s telephone number
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
700 Universe Boulevard
Juno Beach, Florida 33408
State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization: Florida
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SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Following Ms. Rebecca J. Kujawa’s previously reported appointment, effective March 1, 2019, as executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), on February 14, 2019 the Compensation Committee of NEE’s Board of Directors approved grants to Ms. Kujawa under the NextEra Energy, Inc. Amended and Restated 2011 Long Term Incentive Plan of (i) a target number of 5,057 performance shares for the three-year period beginning on January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2021, (ii) 998 shares of performance-based restricted stock which will vest ratably over three years on February 15 of 2020, 2021 and 2022 and (iii) 14,030 non-qualified stock options with an exercise price of $182.61 per share, which will vest ratably over three years on February 15 of 2020, 2021 and 2022. Payout of the performance share award and vesting of performance-based restricted stock are subject to NEE’s attainment of specified performance objectives.
Effective March 1, 2019, Ms. Kujawa will participate in the NEE Executive Severance Benefit Plan, which provides for the payment of severance benefits to senior executives if their employment is involuntarily terminated in specified circumstances and will be offered an executive retention employment agreement with NEE, which affords Ms. Kujawa certain protections and benefits in the event of a change in control of NEE during a three-year transition period. In addition, Ms. Kujawa will receive enhanced credits in connection with her participation in the NextEra Energy Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 20, 2019
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
CHARLES E. SIEVING
Charles E. Sieving Executive Vice President and General Counsel of NextEra Energy, Inc.