Nanometrics 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 27, 2009
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.
On May 27, 2009, Nanometrics Incorporated (Nanometrics) held its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) at which the stockholders of Nanometrics approved, among other items, (a) the amendment and restatement of the Nanometrics Incorporated 2005 Equity Incentive Plan (the 2005 Incentive Plan), which amendments allow in 2009 for a one-time stock option exchange program for eligible employees and executive officers (the Option Exchange Program) and clarify the 2005 Incentive Plan term and (b) the amendment and restatement of the Nanometrics Incorporated 2003 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the 2003 Stock Plan and together with the 2005 Incentive Plan, the Plans), which amendment to the 2003 Stock Plan increased the number of shares reserved for issuance under the 2003 Stock Plan by 1,200,000 shares (the Plan Increase). In addition to the Plan Increase, the Board of Directors of Nanometrics amended the 2003 Stock Plan to (i) reduce the number of shares of common stock that may be purchased by any one employee during each offering period from 5,000 shares to 4,000 shares and (ii) limit the aggregate number of shares of common stock that may be purchased under the 2003 Stock Plan in a single offering period to 200,000 shares.
The text of the amendments to the Plans and the material terms of the proposed Option Exchange Program are summarized in the Companys definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 21, 2009 in connection with the Annual Meeting (the Proxy Statement). The foregoing description of the amendments to the Plans contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plans filed with the Proxy Statement.
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.
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