Nanometrics 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 26, 2008
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On February 26, 2008, Joseph F. Dox notified the Board of Directors (the Board) of Nanometrics Incorporated (the Company) that he has decided not to stand for re-election at the Companys 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Dox informed the Board he has made this decision due to the Companys completion of several directives, including the recruitment of senior executives and the integration of the Nanometrics-Accent merger, and looks forward to continuing his retirement.
Mr. Dox, 65, has served as a director of the Company since May 2007. Mr. Dox is a member of the class of directors whose term expires at the Companys 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and will continue to serve as a member of the Board until such meeting. Mr. Dox has informed the Board that his decision was not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its operations, policies or practices.
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.