Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): February 22, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-09553   04-2949533

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


51 West 52nd Street, New York, New York   10019
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 975-4321



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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)(e) On February 22, 2019, Lawrence P. Tu, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of CBS Corporation (the “Company”), submitted his resignation from this position to the Company, effective March 1, 2019. In accordance with Mr. Tu’s separation agreement with the Company dated February 22, 2019 (the “Separation Agreement”), Mr. Tu will serve as a senior advisor to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer until April 30, 2019 (the “Separation Date”). Under the Separation Agreement, Mr. Tu’s resignation is for “Good Reason” within the meaning of Mr. Tu’s employment agreement with the Company dated as of June 1, 2017, as amended (the “Employment Agreement”), and Mr. Tu will receive the severance payments and benefits provided for under the Employment Agreement following the Separation Date.

The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Separation Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.    


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. The following Exhibit is filed as part of this Report on Form 8-K:


Exhibit Number


Description of Exhibit

10    Separation Agreement dated February 22, 2019




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/ Jonathan H. Anschell

  Name: Jonathan H. Anschell

Title:   Executive Vice President,

Deputy General Counsel

and Secretary


Date:   February 27, 2019