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Change in Control Definition. For purposes of this Agreement, "Change in Control" shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events, provided that such event or occurrence constitutes a change in the ownership or effective control of the Company, or a change in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company, as defined in Treasury Regulation §§ l.409A-3(i)(5)(v), [(vi) and (vii)])]: # the acquisition by an individual, entity or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act")) (a "Person") of beneficial ownership of any capital stock of the Company

For purposes of this Agreement, the term “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following:

Change in Control Definition. For purposes of this Agreement, “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events, provided that such event or occurrence constitutes a change in the ownership or effective control of the Company, or a change in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company, as defined in Treasury Regulation §§ 1.409A-3(i)(5)(v), (vi) and (vii): # the acquisition by an individual, entity or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”)) (a “Person”) of beneficial ownership of any capital stock of the Company if, after such acquisition, such Person beneficially owns (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) fifty percent (50%) or more of either # the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Company (the “Outstanding Company Common Stock”) or # the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of the Company entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (the “Outstanding Company Voting Securities”); provided, however, that for purposes of this [subsection (i)], the following acquisitions shall not constitute a Change in Control: # any acquisition directly from the Company or # any acquisition by any entity pursuant [[Organization A:Organization]] a Business Combination (as defined below) which complies with [clauses (x) and (y)] of subsection # of this definition; or # a change in the composition of the Board that results in the Continuing Directors (as defined below) no longer constituting a majority of the Board (or, if applicable, the Board of Directors of a successor corporation [[Organization A:Organization]] the Company), where the term “Continuing Director” means at any date a member of the Board # who was a member of the Board on the Effective Date or # who was nominated or elected subsequent [[Organization A:Organization]] such date by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election or whose election [[Organization A:Organization]] the Board was recommended or endorsed by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election; provided, however, that there shall be excluded from this [clause (y)] any individual whose initial assumption of office occurred as a result of an actual or threatened election contest with respect [[Organization A:Organization]] the election or removal of directors or other actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents, by or on behalf of a person other than the Board; or # the consummation of a merger, consolidation, reorganization, recapitalization or share exchange involving the Company, or a sale or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company (a “Business Combination”), unless, immediately following such Business Combination, each of the following two (2) conditions is satisfied: # all or substantially all of the individuals and entities who were the beneficial owners of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination beneficially own, directly or indirectly, more than fifty percent (50%) of the then-outstanding shares of common stock and the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors, respectively, of the resulting or acquiring corporation in such Business Combination (which shall include, without limitation, a corporation which as a result of such transaction owns the Company or substantially all of the Company’s assets either directly or through one (1) or more subsidiaries) (such resulting or acquiring corporation is referred [[Organization A:Organization]] herein as the “Acquiring Corporation”) in substantially the same proportions as their ownership of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities, respectively, immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination and # no Person (excluding any employee benefit plan (or related trust) maintained or sponsored by the Company or by the Acquiring Corporation) beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, fifty percent (50%) or more of the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Acquiring Corporation, or of the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of such corporation entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (except [[Organization A:Organization]] the extent that such ownership existed prior [[Organization A:Organization]] the Business Combination); or # the liquidation or dissolution of the Company.

Change in Control Definition. For purposes of this Agreement, “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events, provided that such event or occurrence constitutes a change in the ownership or effective control of the Company, or a change in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company, as defined in Treasury Regulation §§ 1.409A-3(i)(5)(v), (vi) and (vii): # the acquisition by an individual, entity or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”)) (a “Person”) of beneficial ownership of any capital stock of the Company if, after such acquisition, such Person beneficially owns (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) fifty percent (50%) or more of either # the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Company (the “Outstanding Company Common Stock”) or # the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of the Company entitled [[Organization B:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (the “Outstanding Company Voting Securities”); provided, however, that for purposes of this [subsection (i)], the following acquisitions shall not constitute a Change in Control: # any acquisition directly from the Company or # any acquisition by any entity pursuant [[Organization B:Organization]] a Business Combination (as defined below) which complies with [clauses (x) and (y)] of subsection # of this definition; or # a change in the composition of the Board that results in the Continuing Directors (as defined below) no longer constituting a majority of the Board (or, if applicable, the Board of Directors of a successor corporation [[Organization B:Organization]] the Company), where the term “Continuing Director” means at any date a member of the Board # who was a member of the Board on the Effective Date or # who was nominated or elected subsequent [[Organization B:Organization]] such date by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election or whose election [[Organization B:Organization]] the Board was recommended or endorsed by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election; provided, however, that there shall be excluded from this [clause (y)] any individual whose initial assumption of office occurred as a result of an actual or threatened election contest with respect [[Organization B:Organization]] the election or removal of directors or other actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents, by or on behalf of a person other than the Board; or # the consummation of a merger, consolidation, reorganization, recapitalization or share exchange involving the Company, or a sale or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company (a “Business Combination”), unless, immediately following such Business Combination, each of the following two (2) conditions is satisfied: # all or substantially all of the individuals and entities who were the beneficial owners of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities immediately prior [[Organization B:Organization]] such Business Combination beneficially own, directly or indirectly, more than fifty percent (50%) of the then-outstanding shares of common stock and the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities entitled [[Organization B:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors, respectively, of the resulting or acquiring corporation in such Business Combination (which shall include, without limitation, a corporation which as a result of such transaction owns the Company or substantially all of the Company’s assets either directly or through one (1) or more subsidiaries) (such resulting or acquiring corporation is referred [[Organization B:Organization]] herein as the “Acquiring Corporation”) in substantially the same proportions as their ownership of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities, respectively, immediately prior [[Organization B:Organization]] such Business Combination and # no Person (excluding any employee benefit plan (or related trust) maintained or sponsored by the Company or by the Acquiring Corporation) beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, fifty percent (50%) or more of the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Acquiring Corporation, or of the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of such corporation entitled [[Organization B:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (except [[Organization B:Organization]] the extent that such ownership existed prior [[Organization B:Organization]] the Business Combination); or # the liquidation or dissolution of the Company.

Change in Control Definition. For purposes of this Agreement, “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events, provided that such event or occurrence constitutes a change in the ownership or effective control of the Company, or a change in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company, as defined in Treasury Regulation §§ 1.409A-3(i)(5)(v), (vi) and (vii): # the acquisition by an individual, entity or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”)) (a “Person”) of beneficial ownership of any capital stock of the Company if, after such acquisition, such Person beneficially owns (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) fifty percent (50%) or more of either # the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Company (the “Outstanding Company Common Stock”) or # the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of the Company entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (the “Outstanding Company Voting Securities”); provided, however, that for purposes of this [subsection (i)], the following acquisitions shall not constitute a Change in Control: # any acquisition directly from the Company or # any acquisition by any entity pursuant [[Organization A:Organization]] a Business Combination (as defined below) which complies with [clauses (x) and (y)] of subsection # of this definition; or # a change in the composition of the Board that results in the Continuing Directors (as defined below) no longer constituting a majority of the Board (or, if applicable, the Board of Directors of a successor corporation [[Organization A:Organization]] the Company), where the term “Continuing Director” means at any date a member of the Board # who was a member of the Board on the Effective Date or # who was nominated or elected subsequent [[Organization A:Organization]] such date by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election or whose election [[Organization A:Organization]] the Board was recommended or endorsed by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election; provided, however, that there shall be excluded from this [clause (y)] any individual whose initial assumption of office occurred as a result of an actual or threatened election contest with respect [[Organization A:Organization]] the election or removal of directors or other actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents, by or on behalf of a person other than the Board; or # the consummation of a merger, consolidation, reorganization, recapitalization or share exchange involving the Company, or a sale or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company (a “Business Combination”), unless, immediately following such Business Combination, each of the following two (2) conditions is satisfied: # all or substantially all of the individuals and entities who were the beneficial owners of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination beneficially own, directly or indirectly, more than fifty percent (50%) of the then-outstanding shares of common stock and the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors, respectively, of the resulting or acquiring corporation in such Business Combination (which shall include, without limitation, a corporation which as a result of such transaction owns the Company or substantially all of the Company’s assets either directly or through one (1) or more subsidiaries) (such resulting or acquiring corporation is referred [[Organization A:Organization]] herein as the “Acquiring Corporation”) in substantially the same proportions as their ownership of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities, respectively, immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination and # no Person (excluding any employee benefit plan (or related trust) maintained or sponsored by the Company or by the Acquiring Corporation) beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, fifty percent (50%) or more of the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Acquiring Corporation, or of the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of such corporation entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (except [[Organization A:Organization]] the extent that such ownership existed prior [[Organization A:Organization]] the Business Combination); or # the liquidation or dissolution of the Company.

Change in Control Definition. For purposes of this Agreement, “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events, provided that such event or occurrence constitutes a change in the ownership or effective control of the Company, or a change in the ownership of a substantial portion of the assets of the Company, as defined in Treasury Regulation §§ 1.409A-3(i)(5)(v), (vi) and (vii): # the acquisition by an individual, entity or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or 14(d)(2) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”)) (a “Person”) of beneficial ownership of any capital stock of the Company if, after such acquisition, such Person beneficially owns (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act) fifty percent (50%) or more of either # the then-outstanding shares of common stock of the Company (the “Outstanding Company Common Stock”) or # the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities of the Company entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors (the “Outstanding Company Voting Securities”); provided, however, that for purposes of this [subsection (i)], the following acquisitions shall not constitute a Change in Control: # any acquisition directly from the Company or # any acquisition by any entity pursuant [[Organization A:Organization]] a Business Combination (as defined below) which complies with [clauses (x) and (y)] of subsection # of this definition; or # a change in the composition of the Board that results in the Continuing Directors (as defined below) no longer constituting a majority of the Board (or, if applicable, the Board of Directors of a successor corporation [[Organization A:Organization]] the Company), where the term “Continuing Director” means at any date a member of the Board # who was a member of the Board on the Effective Date or # who was nominated or elected subsequent [[Organization A:Organization]] such date by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election or whose election [[Organization A:Organization]] the Board was recommended or endorsed by at least a majority of the directors who were Continuing Directors at the time of such nomination or election; provided, however, that there shall be excluded from this [clause (y)] any individual whose initial assumption of office occurred as a result of an actual or threatened election contest with respect [[Organization A:Organization]] the election or removal of directors or other actual or threatened solicitation of proxies or consents, by or on behalf of a person other than the Board; or # the consummation of a merger, consolidation, reorganization, recapitalization or share exchange involving the Company, or a sale or other disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Company (a “Business Combination”), unless, immediately following such Business Combination, each of the following two (2) conditions is satisfied: # all or substantially all of the individuals and entities who were the beneficial owners of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination beneficially own, directly or indirectly, more than fifty percent (50%) of the then-outstanding shares of common stock and the combined voting power of the then-outstanding securities entitled [[Organization A:Organization]] vote generally in the election of directors, respectively, of the resulting or acquiring corporation in such Business Combination (which shall include, without limitation, a corporation which as a result of such transaction owns the Company or substantially all of the Company’s assets either directly or through one (1) or more subsidiaries) (such resulting or acquiring corporation is referred [[Organization A:Organization]] herein as the “Acquiring Corporation”) in substantially the same proportions as their ownership of the Outstanding Company Common Stock and Outstanding Company Voting Securities, respectively, immediately prior [[Organization A:Organization]] such Business Combination and # no Person (excluding any employee benefit plan (or related trust) maintained or sponsored by the Company or by the Acquiring Corporation) beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, fifty

Definition of Change in Control. Unless otherwise defined in an Award Agreement or other written agreement approved by the Committee, “Change in Control” means, and shall occur, if:

Definition of Change in Control”. Unless otherwise specified in any employment or other agreement for services between the Participant and the Company or any Subsidiary, or in an Award Agreement, a “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following:

Definition of Change in Control. For purposes of this Agreement, a “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events:

Definition of Change in Control”. Unless otherwise specified in any employment agreement between the Participant and the Company or any Related Entity, or in an Award Agreement, a “Change in Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following:

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