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): February 14, 2018
The New York Times Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|620 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York||10018|
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 556-1234
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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.|
(c) On February 14, 2018, The New York Times Company (the Company) appointed Roland Caputo, currently Executive Vice President, Print Products and Services Group, to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer following the retirement of James Follo, the Companys current Chief Financial Officer, on February 28, 2018. In this capacity, Mr. Caputo will be the Companys principal financial officer until the Company appoints a permanent Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Caputo, 57, has held his current role since March 2013. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The New York Times Media Group, then a division of The New York Times Company, from November 2008 to March 2013.
Mr. Caputo will be entitled to a cash bonus, calculated at the rate of $14,000 per month, for the period in which he serves as interim Chief Financial Officer.
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.
|THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY|
|Date: February 15, 2018||By:||/s/ Diane Brayton|
Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary