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):
February 8, 2019
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
File No. 001-13595
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1900 Polaris Parkway
Im Langacher, P.O. Box MT-100
CH Greifensee, Switzerland
43240 and 8606
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 1-614-438-4511 and +41-44-944-22-11
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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 February 8, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Company nominated Mr. Marco Gadola for election to its Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Shareholder Meeting in May.
On February 8, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Gadola's nomination. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
The Company also notes that Mr. Hans Ulrich Maerki and Ms. Connie Harvey will not stand for re-election at this year's annual meeting. Mr. Maerki will not stand for re-election due to reaching the age limit for continued board service. Ms. Harvey will not stand for re-election due to personal reasons. The Company stated that it would begin a search for an additional board member and will give clear priority to continuing to expand the Board's gender diversity.
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.
METTLER-TOLEDO INTERNATIONAL INC.
February 8, 2019
/s/ Michelle M. Roe
Michelle M. Roe