SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): October 22, 2018 (October 19, 2018)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
222 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (972) 443-4000
(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 October 19, 2018, Peter G. Edwards, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, of Celanese Corporation (the “Company”), notified the Company of his intent to retire as an officer of the Company, effective as of December 31, 2018. He will continue as an employee until January 31, 2019 to assure a smooth transition.
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/ James R. Peacock III
James R. Peacock III
Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
October 22, 2018