Ascent Solar Technologies 8-K 2012
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): April 20, 2012 (April 17, 2012)
ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (720) 872-5000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On April 17, 2012, Richard J. Swanson, age 76, informed the Company of his intention to retire from the Company's board of directors. Mr. Swanson will remain a director until his current term as a Class 1 director expires at the Company's 2012 annual stockholders meeting. Accordingly, Mr. Swanson will not be nominated to stand for re-election at the Company's 2012 annual stockholders meeting.
Mr. Swanson has served on the Company's board since January 2007. He currently serves on the board's Audit Committee (as Chairman) and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Swanson is not retiring from the Company's board because of any disagreement relating to the Company's operations, policies or practices.
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.