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): December 14, 2012
HANDY & HARMAN LTD.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1133 Westchester Avenue, Suite N222, White Plains, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (914) 461-1300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 14, 2012, Handy & Harman Ltd., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced that Glen M. Kassan will retire as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective December 31, 2012. Mr. Kassan will continue as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company following his retirement. A copy of the announcement is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Announcement dated December 14, 2012.