Cyberonics 8-K 2011
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): October 11, 2011 (October 6, 2011)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
100 Cyberonics Blvd., Houston, Texas 77058
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 281-228-7200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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 October 6, 2011, James A. Reinstein resigned effective on April 27, 2012 as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Cyberonics, Inc. (the “Company”). Pursuant to the terms of his employment agreement, Mr. Reinstein will be entitled to compensation earned through the date of his resignation. Mr. Reinstein represented to the Company that he intends to remain employed through April 27, 2012, the Company’s fiscal year end, to assist in the transition of his responsibilities.
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.