Nortel Networks 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
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) MARCH 25, 2009
NORTEL NETWORKS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 905-863-7000
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Effective March 27, 2009, the Board of Directors of the registrant appointed David I. Richardson a director of the registrant and the Board of Directors of Nortel Networks Limited (NNL) appointed Mr. Richardson a director of NNL. It will be determined at a later date which committees of the boards of directors of the registrant and NNL Mr. Richardson will be named.
On March 25, 2009, Dr. Manfred Bischoff provided notice of his resignation from the Boards of Directors of the registrant and NNL. Dr. Bischoffs resignation, effective March 31, 2009, is for personal reasons and not as a result of any disagreement with the registrant or NNL.
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.
Dated: March 30, 2009