SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 29, 2012
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File No.)
2111 N. Molter Road, Liberty Lake, WA 99019
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Zip Code)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 29, 2012, Michael B. Bracy, an independent member of Itron, Inc.'s (Itron's) Board of Directors (the Board), provided written notice to the Chairman of the Board of his intention to retire following the Board meeting on May 3, 2012 and not to stand for reelection at the annual meeting of shareholders on May 4, 2012. Mr. Bracy has reached the mandatory retirement age as specified in the Board's corporate governance policies. Mr. Bracy's three-year term expires as of the 2012 annual meeting of shareholders, and the Board will be reduced from nine members to eight members following Mr. Bracy's retirement. Mr. Bracy has served on Itron's Board since 1992.
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.
March 2, 2012
/s/ Steven M. Helmbrecht
Steven M. Helmbrecht
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer