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) April 26, 2006
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Item 1.01. Entry Into A Material Agreement.
On April 26, 2006, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Broadwing Corporation (the Company) adopted the Companys 2006 Bonus Plan (the Bonus Plan), which provides for the payment of cash bonuses to employees of the Company and its subsidiaries, including the Companys named executive officers. A description of the Bonus Plan is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated by reference. The Compensation Committee also ratified the bonus payout under the 2005 Bonus Plan pursuant to its stated criteria.
In addition, on April 26, 2006, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors approved a one-time grant of 8,000 shares of restricted stock to each of the members of the Board of Directors vesting fully one year from the date of grant as compensation for their service on the Board of Directors and its committees. The restricted stock awards are granted under the Companys 2000 Long Term Incentive Plan (a form of which was previously filed as Exhibit 10.3 to the Companys registration statement on Form S-1, File No. 333-36238). The form of the restricted stock agreements to be entered into by the directors has been previously filed as Exhibit 10.2 with our Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 5, 2005 and is incorporated by reference.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Others; Election of Directors Appointment of Principal Officers.
The Board of Directors appointed Lynn Anderson to serve as Treasurer in addition to his other current offices at the Company. Further information regarding Mr. Anderson and his business experience can be found in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 6, 2006 and such disclosure is incorporated by reference.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Date: April 27, 2006