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Washington, D.C. 20549




(Amendment No. 1)




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 9, 2023



Evergy, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Missouri   001-38515   82-2733395

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1200 Main Street

Kansas City, Missouri 64105

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)

(816) 556-2200

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

Not Applicable

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



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):



Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)



Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Evergy, Inc. common stock   EVRG   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On June 12, 2023, Evergy, Inc. (“Evergy”) filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Original 8-K”) reporting the election of Neal A. Sharma to serve on Evergy’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective June 9, 2023. At the time of filing the Original 8-K, Board committee assignments for Mr. Sharma had not been determined.

In accordance with instruction no. 2 of the Instructions to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, Evergy is filing this Amendment No. 1 to the Original 8-K to report that, on July 24, 2023, the Board appointed Mr. Sharma to the Audit Committee and the Safety and Power Delivery Committee of the Board, effective immediately.



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.



/s/ Heather A. Humphrey

Name:   Heather A. Humphrey

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and

Corporate Secretary

Date: July 25, 2023