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): January 13, 2015
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)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 13, 2015, Mr. Zhang Guobao, age 70, resigned from The AES Corporation (“AES” or the “Company”) Board of Directors. The resignation will be effective on February 19, 2015. The Company expresses its appreciation to Mr. Guobao for his service on the Board.
Mr. Guobao was nominated to the AES Board in 2011 by Terrific Investment Corporation (“Investor”), a subsidiary of China Investment Corporation which holds approximately 8% of AES’ outstanding shares, pursuant to the terms of the existing Stockholder Agreement between AES and Investor dated March 12, 2010. The Stockholder Agreement provides that Investor currently has the right, but not the obligation, to nominate a qualified individual to serve on AES’ Board.
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
Date: January 20, 2015
/s/ Brian A. Miller
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary