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): June 13, 2013
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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15 Elizabeth Drive, Chelmsford, MA
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Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (978) 262-2400
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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.
(c) On June 13, 2013, the Board of Directors of Brooks Automation, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed David F. Pietrantoni to become the Company's Vice President, Finance, Principal Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller, effective on June 21, 2013. Mr. Pietrantoni, age 40, has been employed by the Company since June 2006 in various financial management roles including division controller and division chief financial officer of the Company's components and services businesses. Since January 2009, Mr. Pietrantoni has been the Company's Vice President of Finance, responsible for global financial planning and analysis, and operations finance. Mr. Pietrantoni holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Niagara University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Suffolk University.
Effective upon his appointment, Mr. Pietrantoni's annual base salary will be increased to $220,000.
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.
BROOKS AUTOMATION, INC.
/s/ Jason W. Joseph
Date: June 18, 2013
Jason W. Joseph
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary