Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 21, 2009
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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 October 21, 2009, Zygo Corporation (Zygo) and J. Bruce Robinson, its Chief Executive Officer, entered into an Agreement (the Agreement), pursuant to which Mr. Robinson will transition from his role as Chief Executive Officer into a consulting position with Zygo. The Agreement provides for Mr. Robinson to retire from serving as the CEO and as a director of Zygo, and to commence his consulting position with the company, upon the retention by Zygo of a new Chief Executive Officer. This transition is expected to occur during Zygos current fiscal year. The Agreement also describes payments that Mr. Robinson may receive upon the achievement of certain strategic initiatives by Zygo.
A copy of the Agreement is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
A copy of the press release announcing the Agreement is attached as Exhibit 99.2.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are filed herewith and this list is intended to constitute the exhibit index:
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.