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 12, 2012
Weatherford International Ltd.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: +41-22-816-1500
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On January 12, 2012, Mr. Robert B. Millard resigned from our Board. Mr. Millard explained that, regretfully, travel and other responsibilities prohibit him from continuing to serve effectively in the role of director, a position in which he has served diligently since 1989. Weatherford regrets but also respects Mr. Millards decision, and we thank and acknowledge him for his service and dedication, his guidance and his invaluable contributions to the strategic direction of the company over nearly a quarter century.
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.
Dated: January 12, 2012