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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 11, 2022



CBIZ, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-32961   22-2769024

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


6050 Oak Tree Boulevard, South, Suite 500,

Cleveland, Ohio

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (216) 447-9000

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 Instructions A.2. below):


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


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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock par value $0.01 per share   CBZ   New York Stock Exchange

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 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On August 11, 2022, the Board of Directors of CBIZ, Inc. appointed Rick L. Burdick as its independent Chairman of the Board. This appointment follows the death of Steven L. Gerard, the Company’s previous Chairman, on April 12, 2022. Mr. Burdick was first elected as an independent director in October 1997, and he was appointed by the Board to be its Lead Director in May 2007. Mr. Burdick’s position as Chairman supersedes his status as Lead Director. His compensation as Chairman will consist of a Non-Executive Chairman of the Board fee of $100,000 as well as other typical non-employee director compensation as disclosed in the Company’s 2022 Proxy Statement.

The information contained in this Item 7.01 is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for any purpose and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any document whether or not filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regardless of any general incorporation language in any such document.


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.

Dated: August 17, 2022


CBIZ, Inc.

/s/ Michael W. Gleespen

Name:   Michael W. Gleespen
Title:   Corporate Secretary