This excerpt taken from the GIFI 8-K filed Jan 12, 2009.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b and c) On January 12, 2009, the Board of Directors of Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Kirk J. Meche President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Meche has served as the Company’s Executive Vice President of Operations since February 2001. Mr. Meche, age 46, previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Marine Fabricators, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, from February 2006 to October 2006, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Island, L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, from February 2001 until January 2006. Kerry J. Chauvin will continue to serve as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. There are no transactions in which Mr. Meche has an interest that require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release issued by the Company.
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.
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