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 5, 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)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (408) 435-9600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective as of April 5, 2005, Nanometrics Incorporated named Michael Weber, 47, to the newly created position of Vice President of Engineering. Nanometrics has agreed to pay Mr. Weber a base salary at an annual rate of $175,000 and to issue to Mr. Weber seven-year non-qualified stock options to purchase an aggregate of 50,000 shares of Nanometrics common stock. The options are exercisable at $12.54 per share and will vest at a rate of 33.3% upon each anniversary of the date the options were granted, April 6, 2005.
The press release announcing Mr. Webers position as Vice President of Engineering is furnished as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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.