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): November 7, 2011
COMMERCIAL BARGE LINE COMPANY
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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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 November 7, 2011, American Commercial Lines Inc. (ACL) announced the appointment of Paul Tobin, age 57, as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Tobin will serve in this role for ACL and its affiliated companies including Commercial Barge Line Company (the Company). Prior to joining ACL, Mr. Tobin was employed by AEP River Operations LLC for 14 years, serving in various roles, most recently as Senior Vice President Administration. There are no related party transactions between the Company and Mr. Tobin reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. In connection with Mr. Tobins appointment as Chief Operating Officer, the Company will provide Mr. Tobin with cash and incentive compensation consistent with its compensation policies for named executive officers.
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.