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): December 15, 2014



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







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(I.R.S. Employer Identification







One AMC Way

11500 Ash Street, Leawood, KS 66211

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(913) 213-2000

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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.


Pursuant to the Third Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and the Third Amended and Restated Bylaws of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (the “Corporation”), the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Corporation has recommended to the board of directors of the Corporation (the “Board”), and the Board determined on December 15, 2014, that it is advisable and in the best interest of the Corporation to appoint Kathleen M. Pawlus effective as of December 17, 2014, to serve as a Class I Director of the Board to fill the remaining vacant position created by the expansion of the Board.  Ms. Pawlus will receive an annual cash retainer of $50,000 and an annual stock award under the 2013 Equity Incentive Plan with a value of $100,000, each to be calculated on a prorated basis for the remainder of 2014.  Ms. Pawlus has been deemed by the Board to be independent, qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” and has been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board.


Lin Zhang who served on the Audit Committee prior to the appointment of Ms. Pawlus has resigned from the Audit Committee, effective as of December 16, 2014.  As of December 17, 2014 our Audit Committee will be comprised of three independent members, all of whom are financially literate as defined in Item 401(d) of Regulation S-K.  Mr. Zhang will continue to serve as a Class III Director of the Board.


Ms. Pawlus is a partner of and the Global Assurance Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Ernst & Young, LLP.  During the period from January 1, 2013 through December 15, 2014, the Corporation paid Ernst & Young, LLP approximately $4.4 million for professional services.  As a result of her relationship with Ernst & Young, LLP, Ms. Pawlus has had an indirect interest in the payments made by the Corporation to Ernst & Young, LLP.  Ms. Pawlus will retire from Ernst & Young, LLP effective as of December 16, 2014.




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has du1y caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto du1y authorized.









Date: December 15, 2014


/s/ Craig R. Ramsey


Craig R. Ramsey


Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer