Washington, D.C.  20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 9, 2022

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter) 
Nevada 0-18953 87-0448736
(State or Other Jurisdiction (Commission File Number: ) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
of Incorporation)
2425 South Yukon Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74107
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code): (918) 583-2266

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock AAON NASDAQ

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

AAON, Inc. (“AAON” or the “Company”), announced today that Gene Stewart notified Company leadership of his decision to resign as Executive Vice President effective as of August 16, 2022. Mr. Stewart's decision to resign is not the result of any disagreements with management or the Board related to the Company's operations, policies or practices.

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Stewart's resignation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

On August 10, 2022, the Company and Mr. Stewart entered into a Separation Agreement and Release of All Claims (the “Separation Agreement”) in connection with Mr. Stewart’s resignation. Pursuant to the terms of the Separation Agreement, the Company has agreed to pay Mr. Stewart a lump sum of $335,076.95 in cash and up to six months of premiums for medical insurance coverage continuation and Mr. Stewart has agreed to customary general releases and waivers in favor of the Company as well as customary post-employment covenants with respect to confidential information of the Company. The foregoing summary of the Separation Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Separation Agreement which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)    Exhibits
Exhibit Number Description
Press release dated August 10, 2022, announcing Executive Leadership Change
Separation Agreement, dated August 10, 2022, between AAON, Inc. and Gene Stewart
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL 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.
Date: August 10, 2022 By: /s/ Luke A. Bomer
Luke A. Bomer, Secretary

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