Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

July 16, 2018

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




DELAWARE   001-32318   73-1567067

(State or Other Jurisdiction of


  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


333 W. SHERIDAN AVE., OKLAHOMA CITY, OK   73102-5015
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (405) 235-3611

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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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 July 16, 2018, Devon Energy Corporation (the “Company”) decided to eliminate the position of Executive Vice President, Administration, effective August 1, 2018 (the “Effective Date”). As a result, R. Alan Marcum, who currently serves in such capacity, will leave the Company on the Effective Date. Mr. Marcum is expected to continue in his role through the Effective Date to assist with the transition of his roles and responsibilities.

Pursuant to Mr. Marcum’s previously disclosed compensation arrangements, Mr. Marcum is eligible to receive a severance package including, among other things, a lump-sum cash payment equal to three times the sum of his annual base salary and bonus, as well as the acceleration or continued vesting, as applicable, of outstanding long-term incentive awards.




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 thereunto duly authorized.


Date: July 20, 2018       /s/ Carla D. Brockman
      Carla D. Brockman
      Vice President Corporate Governance and Secretary