Nanometrics 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 15, 2005
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
1550 Buckeye Drive, Milpitas, California 95035
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
(c) On April 15, 2005, Nanometrics Incorporated (Nanometrics) announced the appointment of Quentin Wright, 48, to the newly created position of Chief Accounting Officer. Nanometrics has agreed to pay Mr. Wright a base salary at an annual rate of $220,000. A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Wright is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Prior to joining Nanometrics, Mr. Wright had worked as a consultant since December 2003. From 1993 to 2003, Mr. Wright served as the Director of Accounting for Adaptec, Inc. From 1998 to 1999, he served as the Corporate Controller for Vascular Therapeutics, Inc. Prior to this, Mr. Wright held controller positions with ALZA Corp. and Micrographic Technology Corp. Mr. Wright holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Oregon State University.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.