Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):

September 16, 2021

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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Commission File No. 1-11107



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(IRS Employer Identification Number)

2200 West Parkway Boulevard

Salt Lake City, Utah 84119-2099

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (801) 817-1776

Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable


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Common Stock, $.05 Par Value


New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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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.

On September 16, 2021, Franklin Covey Co. (the Company) appointed Mr. Craig Cuffie to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Since March 2017, Mr. Cuffie has served as Senior Vice-President and Chief Procurement Officer at Salesforce, and was appointed Executive Vice-President in 2020. Craig also serves as an executive member of the Global Cyber Security Governance Team, the Global Policy Governance Team, and the Global Crisis Incident Management Team.

Prior to joining Salesforce, Craig founded Eagle Island Advisors in 2015, a boutique private equity firm focused on sourcing lower mid-market opportunities in the 3rd Party Logistics industry. From 2013 to 2015, Mr. Cuffie served as Vice-President of Global Operations at Jawbone, Inc., and was Chief Procurement Officer and Vice-President of Supply Chain at Clearwire from 2010 through 2013. From 2003 through 2010, Craig was Vice-President of Supply Chain at Intuit. Over his career, Mr. Cuffie has accumulated over 30 years of business experience with 20 years of global management responsibility. Craig’s business experience includes board of director service, supply chain, income statement management, manufacturing, customer support, and procurement in multiple geographies, and he has managed over 2,000 employees.

Mr. Cuffie earned his Masters Degree in management from Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute and is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, Global Supply Chain Forum, the Institute for Supply Chain Management, and the procurement 50 cohort of the World 50. Craig is an executive sponsor of BOLDforce and AbilityForce, Salesforces’ Employee Resource Groups focused on Black employees and employees with disabilities, respectively. Mr. Cuffie is a frequent speaker on Diversity and Inclusion, its value and impact to corporate America and society overall.

Mr. Cuffie will be compensated for his services in accordance with the Company’s compensation program for directors as set forth in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 18, 2020.

Mr. Cuffie is an independent director under applicable NYSE regulations and has been appointed to the Company’s Audit and Innovations Committees. There are no family relationships between Mr. Cuffie and any director or executive officer of the Company, and Mr. Cuffie does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Cuffie’s term of service will expire at the annual meeting of shareholders scheduled to be held following the end of fiscal 2021.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


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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:     September 20, 2021


/s/ Stephen D. Young

Stephen D. Young

Chief Financial Officer