Gardner Denver 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) February 21, 2011
Gardner Denver, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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):
(b) On February 24, 2011, Gardner Denver, Inc. (the Company) announced that Frank J. Hansen, Chairman of the Board of Directors (the Board), has decided to retire as Chairman and also as a member of the Board effective following the November 2011 Board meeting, when Mr. Hansen will reach the customary Board retirement age. The Board has unanimously appointed Diane K. Schumacher, a director of the Company since 2000, to succeed Mr. Hansen as Chairperson upon his retirement. The Companys press release relating to Mr. Hansens retirement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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 thereunto duly authorized.