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): October 3, 2013
THE AES CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1100,
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (703) 522-1315
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Appointment of New Director
On October 3, 2013, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The AES Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Charles L. Harrington to the Board. The appointment is effective on November 1, 2013.
Mr. Harrington will participate in the non-employee director compensation arrangements described in the Company’s 2013 annual proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 5, 2013. Pursuant to the terms of the Company’s current non-employee director compensation program, Mr. Harrington was awarded an initial grant of deferred stock units with a value of $40,000 which will be paid when he joins the Board. For the current Board year, Mr. Harrington will receive pro rata compensation based on days served during the Board calendar year.
On October 7, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Harrington. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press release, dated as of October 7, 2013
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 AES CORPORATION
/s/ Brian A. Miller
Brian A. Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: October 7, 2013
Press Release, dated October 7, 2013