SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 8, 2011
EDGEN MURRAY II, L.P.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
18444 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Registrants Principal Executive Offices)
(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 June 8, 2011, Edgen Murray II, L.P. (the Company) promoted Mr. Craig S. Kiefer to Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer over the Companys global operations. Mr. Kiefer previously served as Executive Vice-PresidentGeneral Manager, Western Hemisphere. The terms of Mr. Kiefers employment remain unchanged with the exception of the change in title and related responsibilities.
Mr. Kiefer, 57, has more than forty years of experience in the industrial distribution market and has supported the Companys operations and growth initiatives in roles of increasing responsibility for over nine years. Mr. Kiefer joined Edgen Corporation, a predecessor of the Company, in April 2002 from Service Industrial Supply Co., where he was President. He was promoted to President of Edgen Carbon Products Group, L.L.C., a predecessor to Edgen Murray Corporation, a subsidiary of the Company, in March 2003 and became Executive Vice-PresidentGeneral Manager, Western Hemisphere of the Company in January 2008.
On June 14, 2011, notice of termination of employment was provided to Mr. Michael F. A. Craig, Executive Vice-PresidentManaging Director, Eastern Hemisphere. In accordance with Mr. Craigs employment agreement dated June 28, 1994, termination of his employment will be effective ninety days from the notice of termination or September 12, 2011. Upon service of the notice of termination to Mr. Craig, Mr. Kiefer assumed management duties regarding the Eastern Hemisphere.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.