Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

February 8, 2017 (February 3, 2017)

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-12317   76-0475815

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

7909 Parkwood Circle Dr.

Houston, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 713-346-7500

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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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.

On February 3, 2017, Mr. Roger L. Jarvis, a director of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of his decision not to stand for re-election as a director at the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 17, 2017. Mr. Jarvis will retire from the Board, effective upon the expiration of his current term at the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Jarvis currently serves as Chair of the Company’s Nominating/Corporate Governance Committee. The decision by Mr. Jarvis not to stand for re-election did not involve any disagreement on any matter relating to the Company, its operations, policies or practices.

Mr. Jarvis joined the Board in 2002. The Company and the Board would like to thank Mr. Jarvis for his years of distinguished service and leadership.


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: February 8, 2017       NATIONAL OILWELL VARCO, INC.

/s/ Brigitte M. Hunt

      Brigitte M. Hunt
      Vice President