Arbitron 8-K 2011
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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 February 8, 2011, Arbitron Inc. (the "Company") announced that Richard J. Surratt, age 50, had been named Executive Vice President, Finance of the Company effective as of February 6, 2011 and that the Company intended to transition Mr. Surratt into the role of Chief Financial Officer as soon as is practicable.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Effective as of February 28, 2011, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Richard J. Surratt as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer. A copy of the press release announcing the appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of Arbitron Inc. dated March 2, 2011 announcing the appointment of Richard J. Surratt as Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
The information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and attached Exhibit shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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.