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AECOM filed this Form DEF 14A on 01/23/2019
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      covering the executive; or (iv) the transfer of the executive's primary workplace by more than 50 miles from the executive's then-existing primary workplace; provided, however, that in each case, the executive resigns within 30 days after the expiration of the Company's cure period referred to above.

Michael S. Burke Letter Agreements

Pursuant to a letter agreement dated March 6, 2014 between the Company and Mr. Burke, in addition to Mr. Burke's participation in the Company's Change in Control Severance Policy for Key Executives, in the event that his employment is terminated (i) by the Company for any reason other than "Cause" (as defined in the policy) or his death or disability or (ii) by Mr. Burke for "Good Reason" (as defined in the policy), and such termination does not occur within the "protection period" (as defined in the policy) then, the Company will pay to Mr. Burke his accrued compensation, a pro-rata portion of the annual cash incentive award he would have received for the fiscal year in which employment terminates (based on the Company's actual performance over the entire year and the number of full months of actual service during such fiscal year), a lump-sum cash payment equal to two times the sum of his base salary plus the average annual cash incentive award he earned for the three fiscal years preceding the fiscal year in which such termination occurs, twenty-four months of COBRA coverage premiums, and additional vesting of then-outstanding equity awards as follows:

    then outstanding PEP awards will remain outstanding and continue to be eligible to vest in accordance with their existing terms (based on actual performance through the end of the applicable performance period);

    the vesting of 100% of unvested time-based restricted stock units will accelerate upon termination;

    the special long-term equity incentive award, to the extent then unvested, will be forfeited; and

    all other outstanding equity-based compensation awards will be treated as set forth in the applicable award agreements.

In addition, in the event of a termination due to Mr. Burke's retirement, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in an award agreement, Mr. Burke will be entitled to full vesting of the then-unvested portion of any award granted in conjunction with or following his promotion to CEO, as if he had remained employed through the end of each applicable vesting period (and based on actual performance). For this purpose, the letter agreement between the Company and Mr. Burke defines retirement to include Mr. Burke's voluntary termination of employment after attaining the age of 60 or his resignation at any time if the Board determines, in its sole discretion, that an adequate succession is in place and that Mr. Burke and the Board mutually agree that his separation from service is in the best interests of AECOM. Any and all severance payments or benefits provided under the letter agreement are contingent upon the execution of a general release.

On May 8, 2018, the Company entered into an agreement to allow Mr. Burke and his eligible dependents to receive certain post-employment health insurance benefits (the "Amended Letter Agreement"). The Amended Letter Agreement, which updated the terms and conditions of Mr. Burke's post-employment insurance benefits as set forth in the 2014 letter agreement, provides that in the event Mr. Burke is terminated by AECOM for any reason other than Cause, or by Mr. Burke for Good Reason, Retirement or Total and Permanent Disablement (each a "Status Change"), then AECOM shall extend health plan coverage and pay insurance premiums for a period of 24 months to Mr. Burke and his eligible dependents (the "Eligible Dependents"). Health plan coverage will be provided at the expense of Mr. Burke and/or the Eligible Dependents commencing twenty-five months after a Status Change. AECOM's obligation to provide health plan coverage to Mr. Burke and any of the Eligible Dependents will cease when Mr. Burke or any of the Eligible Dependents becomes eligible for comparable health insurance coverage at another employer or any of the Eligible Dependents becomes ineligible for coverage under the Company's health insurance plans.

Employment Agreement — Randall A. Wotring

In addition to Mr. Wotring's participation in the Company's Change in Control Severance Policy for Key Executives, the Company and Mr. Wotring also entered into an employment agreement on January 1, 2015 (the "Wotring Employment Agreement"). According to the terms of the Wotring Employment Agreement, if Mr. Wotring voluntarily resigns his employment for Good Reason (as defined in the Wotring Employment Agreement) or if the Company terminates Mr. Wotring's employment without Cause (as defined in the Wotring