BlackRock 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 14, 2007 (December 13, 2007)
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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 December 13, 2007, Keith Anderson resigned as Vice Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income of BlackRock, Inc. ("BlackRock"). Mr. Anderson will remain with BlackRock as an advisor until March of 2008, helping to ensure an effective transition.
Also on December 13, 2007, Scott Amero was named Vice Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income for BlackRock. Mr. Amero, who joined BlackRock in 1990, will also continue as co-head of its Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group.
Additionally, Peter Fisher was named co-head of BlackRock’s Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. Mr. Fisher joined BlackRock in 2004, following service as Under Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for Domestic Finance and 15 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
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.