SIFCO Industries 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) August 12, 2009
SIFCO Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (216) 881-8600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Jeffrey P. Gotschall will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer of SIFCO Industries, Inc. (the Company), effective August 31, 2009. Mr. Gotschall will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company and will provide advisory support services to the Company pursuant to a letter agreement dated August 12, 2009. In connection with Mr. Gotschalls retirement, on August 12, 2009, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Michael Lipscomb as the Companys Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 31, 2009. The Company issued a press release announcing such retirement and appointment, which press release is attached as an exhibit to this Report.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit 10.1. Letter Agreement with Jeffrey P. Gotschall, dated August 12, 2009.
Exhibit 99. Press release of SIFCO Industries, Inc., dated August 13, 2009.
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.