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): January 27, 2012
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|940 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts||02451|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (781) 663-6900
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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.|
Board of Directors
On January 27, 2012, the Board of Directors of PerkinElmer, Inc. (PerkinElmer or the Company) elected Peter Barrett to serve on its board of directors, effective February 7, 2012.
In connection with his election to the Board of Directors, Mr. Barrett will receive $20,000 and a stock award of PerkinElmer common stock with a fair market value of $25,000, the prorated portion of the current annual compensation for the Companys non-employee directors. In keeping with PerkinElmers director compensation program, he will also receive an initial one-time grant of a stock option for 10,000 shares of PerkinElmer common stock. Each award will be made on the customary terms and conditions of grants to PerkinElmers non-employee directors.
A copy of the Companys press release regarding the election of Mr. Barrett is filed with this Form 8-K and attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
See Exhibit Index attached hereto.
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.
|Date: February 2, 2012|
Joel S. Goldberg
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
|99.1||Press Release entitled PerkinElmer Elects Peter Barrett to its Board of Directors dated February 1, 2012.|