AstroNova, Inc. 8-K 2017
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): August 21, 2017
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600 East Greenwich Avenue
West Warwick, RI 02893
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On August 21, 2017, our board of directors formally elected Joseph P. OConnell, our Vice-President Business Development and former Chief Financial Officer, as our interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective as of September 1, 2017. He will also serve as our interim principal accounting officer. Mr. OConnell will succeed John P. Jordan, our current Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, who is resigning his position with us to pursue another professional opportunity, and will serve until Mr. Jordans permanent replacement is appointed.
Mr. OConnell, 73, joined AstroNova, Inc. in 1996 and served as our Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until August 2016, when he assumed the role of Vice-President Business Development. Mr. OConnell previously held senior financial management positions with Cherry Tree Products Inc., IBI Corporation and Avery Dennison Corporation.
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.