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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 18, 2012 (January 18, 2012)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|500 NORTH FIELD DRIVE, LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS||60045|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (847) 482-5000
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:
|¨||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))|
|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
Tenneco Inc. (the Company) is filing as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3 to this Form 8-K a revised form of restricted stock award for non-employee directors, restricted stock agreement for employees and stock option agreement for employees, in each case under the Companys 2006 Long-Term Incentive Plan (as the same may be amended from time to time in accordance with its terms).
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Form of Restricted Stock Award for Non-Employee Directors.|
|10.2||Form of Restricted Stock Agreement for Employees.|
|10.3||Form of Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for Employees.|
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.
|Date: January 18, 2012||By:||/s/ James D. Harrington|
|James D. Harrington|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel|
|and Corporate Secretary|