This excerpt taken from the GLW 8-K filed Jun 3, 2009.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The Corning Incorporated press release dated June 3, 2009 regarding the election of Carlos M. Gutierrez to the Board of Directors is furnished as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated into this Item 5.02 by reference. The Corning Board Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee had recommended and nominated Mr. Gutierrez as a director candidate. The Corning Board at its June 3, 2009 meeting concluded that he had no related party transactions with the company under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, qualified as independent, and named him to the Finance Committee and to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
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.