RealNetworks 8-K 2012
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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 July 3, 2012, Thomas Nielsen resigned from his positions as President and Chief Executive Officer of RealNetworks, Inc. ("RealNetworks" or the "Company"). The Company's Board of Directors has appointed Robert Glaser as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective as of Mr. Nielsen’s resignation. Mr. Nielsen also resigned as a director of the Board of Directors of the Company.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
The Company’s press release dated July 3, 2012 announcing Mr. Nielsen’s resignation and Robert Glaser's appointment as interim Chief Executive Officer is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
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.