|CUMMINS INC filed this Form 10-K on 02/11/2019|
(3)any ‘person’ (as such term is used in Sections 13(d)(3) and 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (‘the Exchange Act’)), other than the Company or a subsidiary thereof or any employee benefit plan sponsored by the Company or a subsidiary thereof or a corporation owned, directly or indirectly, by the shareholders of the Company in substantially the same proportions as their ownership of stock of the Company, shall become the beneficial owners (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) of securities of the Company representing 30% or more of the combined voting power of the Company’s then outstanding securities ordinarily (and apart from rights accruing in special circumstances) having the right to vote in the election of directors, as a result of a tender or exchange offer, open market purchases, privately negotiated purchases, or otherwise, or
(4)at any time during a period of two consecutive years, individuals who at the beginning of such period constituted the Board of Directors shall cease for any reason to constitute at least a majority thereof, unless the election or the nomination for election by the Company’s stockholders of each new director during such two-year period was approved by a vote of at least two-thirds (2/3) of the directors then still in office who were directors at the beginning of such two-year period, or
(5)any other event shall occur that would be required to be reported in response to Item 6(e) (or any successor provision) of Schedule 14A or Regulation 14A promulgated under the Exchange Act.
Notwithstanding the preceding provisions, an event or series of events shall not constitute a Change of Control unless the event or series of events qualifies as a change in the ownership or effective control of the corporation or in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the corporation within the meaning of Code Section 409A(a)(2)(A)(v).
(k) “Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
(l) “Company” means Cummins Inc.
(m) “Covered Compensation” means, with respect to an Executive for a period, as follows: the total of base salary and short-term bonus earnings paid by the Employer to the Executive during such period; provided, however, if the Executive Terminates Employment after a Change of Control, his Covered Compensation shall include the total of all base salary and bonus payments paid to the Executive pursuant to the Executive Retention Plan following his Termination of Employment. For purposes of this Paragraph, “short-term bonus” means variable incentive compensation based on a performance measurement period of one year or less, including but not limited to amounts earned under the Company’s Target Bonus Plan and Senior Executive Bonus Plan.
(n) “Deferred Vested Benefit” means the benefit payable pursuant to Section 6.04.
(o) “Denial” or “Denied” means a denial, reduction, termination, or failure to provide or make payment (in whole or in part) of a Plan benefit.
(p) “Domestic Relations Order” has the meaning specified in Code Section 414(p)(1)(B).