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):
July 5, 2017
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
File No. 001-13595
(State of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1900 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
Im Langacher 44
CH-8606 Greifensee, Switzerland
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 1-614-438-4511 and +41-44-944-22-11
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 5, 2017, the Board of Directors of Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Ms. Elisha Finney as a director of the Company, effective November 1, 2017, and determined Ms. Finney qualifies as an “independent director” for purposes of the New York Stock Exchange listing standards.
Ms. Finney’s compensation for her services as a director will be consistent with that of the Company’s other non-employee directors, as described in the Company’s annual proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2017. There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Finney and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Finney was selected as a director, and there are no transactions in which Ms. Finney has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Ms. Finney has been named to the audit committee of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective November 1, 2017.
On July 5, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Finney's appointment. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Also on July 5, 2017, the Board of Directors resolved to increase its size from nine people to ten people. The Board of Directors will remain at ten people until the next annual meeting of stockholders, at which stockholders will vote to elect nine directors and the size of the Board of Directors will again be fixed at nine people. Francis A. Contino will not seek re-election to the Board of Directors at the next annual meeting of stockholders, in accordance with Company policy that directors not seek election after their 72nd birthday.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release, dated July 5, 2017, issued by Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
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.
METTLER-TOLEDO INTERNATIONAL INC.
July 5, 2017
/s/ James T. Bellerjeau
James T. Bellerjeau
Exhibit No. Description
Press release, dated July 5, 2017, issued by Mettler-Toledo International Inc.