This excerpt taken from the HAR 8-K filed Nov 8, 2006.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
As previously announced, Bernard A. Girod will retire as the Chief Executive Officer of Harman International Industries, Incorporated (the "Company"), effective December 31, 2006. In connection with his retirement, on November 2, 2006, the Company's Board of Directors accelerated the vesting of all unvested options to purchase Company common stock held by Mr. Girod. As of that date, Mr. Girod held unvested options to purchase 130,000 shares of Company common stock with a weighted average exercise price of $66.47 per share.
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.
/s/ Kevin L. Brown
Date: November 8, 2006