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Form 8-K for ITT CORP


11-Mar-2013

Change in Directors or Principal Officers


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors, Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On March 5, 2013, the Compensation and Personnel Committee (the "Committee") of the Board of Directors of ITT Corporation (the "Company") approved base salaries for 2013 and long-term incentive opportunities for the individuals expected to be named executive officers in the Proxy Statement for our 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "2013 Annual Meeting"). All decisions with respect to compensation for Denise L. Ramos, Chief Executive Officer and President, were made solely by the Committee. Additional information with respect to the compensation arrangements for the named executive officers will be set forth in the Proxy Statement for the 2013 Annual Meeting.

Base Salaries for 2013

The Committee approved annual base salaries, effective March 1, 2013, for the named executive officers as follows: Ms. Denise L. Ramos, $900,000; Mr. Aris C. Chicles, $420,000; Mr. Thomas M. Scalera, $408,000; Mr. Robert J. Pagano, $416,000; and Mr. Luca Savi, 391,000.

Annual Incentive Awards and Opportunities

For 2012, the named executive officers participated in the Company's Annual Incentive Plan for Executive Officers (the "AIP") approved by ITT Corporation's shareholders in 2008, with certain non-material amendments approved by the Board of Directors on October 5, 2011. Amounts to be paid under the AIP are based on the financial performance of the Company and its businesses during the performance year as compared with the annual performance goals established and approved by the Committee at the beginning of the performance year. Under the AIP, the Committee has the authority to modify the awards using negative discretion to reflect individual performance in accordance with the terms of the AIP. The Committee also may award supplemental bonus payments separate from the AIP in its discretion in recognition of additional performance factors.

For performance year 2012 the approved annual performance goals for all the named executive officers were based 40% on Adjusted Earnings Per Share for the Company. For Ms. Ramos, Mr. Chicles, and Mr. Scalera, the approved annual performance goals were additionally based 30% on Free Cash Flow, 15% on consolidated Operating Margin and 15% on consolidated Organic Revenue for the Company. For Messrs. Pagano and Savi, the President of the Company's Industrial Process Segment and the President of the Company's Motion Technologies Segment, respectively, the approved annual performance goals were additionally based 30% on Operating Cash Flow, 15% on Organic Revenue Growth, and 15% on Operating Margin at their respective Segments. The 2012 annual performance goals encouraged focus on total enterprise performance. Additionally, the Committee established individual award targets which varied by position as a percentage of base salary, with the award targets for the Chief Executive Officer and the other named executive officers ranging from a minimum of 45% to a maximum of 100%. Actual payment under the AIP for 2012 could range from 0-200% of the target. On March 5, 2013, the Committee approved the following 2012 payments under the AIP for the named executive officers: Ms. Ramos, $978,350; Mr. Chicles, $362,565; Mr. Scalera, $345,300; Mr. Pagano, $213,000 and Mr. Savi, $217,684.

2013 Long Term Incentive Awards and Opportunities

For the named executive officers, the ITT Corporation Long-Term Incentive Program total award value is determined individually based on the competitive market, individual performance and


business performance and is allocated as follows: 1/3 of the award in performance units based 50% on total shareholder return and 50% on return on invested capital; 1/3 of the award in non-qualified stock options and 1/3 of the award in restricted stock unit awards.

Stock-Based Awards

Effective March 5, 2013, the Committee approved the following stock option grants to the named executive officers under the ITT Corporation 2011 Omnibus Incentive Plan approved by the Company's shareholders in 2011 (the "2011 Plan"):
Ms. Ramos, 105,295; Mr. Chicles, 23,650; Mr. Scalera, 22,975; Mr. Pagano, 15,620; and Mr. Savi, 10,290. The exercise price of the options is $26.76 per share based on the closing price of the Company's common stock on March 5, 2013. The options granted to Ms. Ramos and Messrs. Chicles, Scalera, Pagano and Savi will vest and become exercisable three years from the date of grant. The term for all options is ten years. Each of the options also provides for accelerated vesting upon change in control events that are defined in the 2011 Plan, and vesting on a pro rata basis upon retirement. Unvested options under this award expire upon termination of employment for cause or due to resignation.

Effective March 5, 2013, the Committee approved the following restricted stock unit awards to the named executive officers under the 2011 Plan: Ms. Ramos, 26,205; Mr. Chicles, 15,228; Mr. Scalera, 5,717; Mr. Pagano, 7,623; and Mr. Savi, 3,531. The restricted stock unit awards granted to the named executive officers will vest three years from the date of grant. These restricted stock unit awards provide for accelerated vesting upon change in control events that are defined in the 2011 Plan and vest on a pro rata basis upon retirement. Unvested restricted stock unit awards under this award expire upon termination of employment for cause or due to resignation.

Performance Unit Awards

The 2011 Plan also authorizes performance awards to be made to key employees of the Company at the discretion of the Committee. Awards granted under the plan are expressed as target share awards and are based 50% on total shareholder return and 50% on return on invested capital over the performance period ("Performance Unit Awards").

The 2011 Plan provides that the Committee shall determine the size and frequency of awards, performance measures, performance goals and performance periods. Payment, if any, of target share awards generally will be made at the end of the applicable performance period and are based on the Company's performance as compared with the performance measures approved by the Committee prior to the performance period. Payment, if any, of awards may be made in whole or in part, at the discretion of the Committee.

On March 5, 2013, the Committee granted Performance Unit Awards under the LTIP for the three-year period beginning January 1, 2013 to the named executive officers as follows: Ms. Ramos, 54,871 shares; Mr. Chicles, 12,324 shares; Mr. Scalera, 11,972 shares; Mr. Pagano, 8,138 shares; and Mr. Savi, 5,360 shares. The ultimate value, if any, of each of these awards will be determined in accordance with the established performance measurement formula for the target awards granted in 2013. The award amounts set forth above would be the amounts earned and payable if the Performance Unit Awards result in payment at the 100% level.


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