SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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July 25, 2018
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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.
(b) Tom Paulson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Tennant Company, submitted his notice of retirement on July 24, 2018, with an expected effective date in the first quarter of 2019. Mr. Paulson has committed to remain with the company until his successor is appointed, and then remain with the company during a transition period until his retirement date.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed herewith:
99 News release announcing retirement of Tom Paulson.
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.
Date: July 25, 2018
/s/ Carol McKnight
Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer