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United States

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, DC 20549


Form 8-K


Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report:  May 9, 2012


Lannett Company, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)







(State or other

Jurisdiction of



(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer



9000 State Road, Philadelphia, PA 19136

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (215) 333-9000


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):


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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


(d)    Election of Director


Effective May 9, 2012, Paul Taveira has been elected to the Company’s board of directors.


Mr. Taveira, 52, has been Chief Executive Officer of A&D Environmental Services Inc., an environmental and industrial services company, since 2009. He currently serves on their Board of Directors. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Taveira was a Managing Partner of Precision Source LLC, a manufacturer of precision parts for various industries across the United States. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Taveira held several positions at PSC Inc., a national provider of environmental services, including President, Vice President and Regional General Manager. From 1987 to 1997, Mr. Taveira held several management positions with Clean Harbors Inc., an international provider of environmental and energy services. Mr. Taveira graduated from Worcester State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.


Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)               Exhibits


99.1             May 11, 2012 Press Release






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.





Lannett Company, Inc.












/s/ Arthur P. Bedrosian




Arthur P. Bedrosian




President and Chief Executive Officer





Dated: May 11, 2012
















May 11, 2012 Press Release