Blount International 8-K 2012
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):
January 3, 2012 (December 31, 2011)
BLOUNT INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (503) 653-8881
(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: (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements for Certain Officers
Effective December 31, 2011, Richard H. Irving, III, retired from the position of Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Blount International, Inc. (the Corporation) after serving as General Counsel for almost seventeen years. Mr. Irving, 68, first announced his intention to retire at the end of the year last April with the mailing of the Corporations 2011 Proxy Statement. Effective January 1, 2012, Chad E. Paulson was elected Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Corporation. Mr. Paulson has served the Corporation as Corporate Counsel since 2006 and as Assistant Secretary since 2008.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
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.
Date: January 3, 2012