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 6, 2013




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   333-124100   56-2445503

(State or other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


100 Matsonford Road

P.O. Box 6660

Radnor, PA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (610) 386-1700


(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)



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Section 5 — Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

As previously described in VWR Funding, Inc.’s (the “Company”) Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 6, 2013, Douglas Pitts became the Company’s Vice President and Corporate Controller and the Company’s principal accounting officer effective June 28, 2013. On July 31, 2013, Mr. Pitts entered into a new employment arrangement with the Company pursuant to which his annual base salary was increased by $24,308, his target cash bonus opportunity was increased to 70% of his annualized base salary and he otherwise became eligible to participate in compensation and benefit programs that are available to the Company’s executive officers generally.


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.


    VWR Funding, Inc.
Date: August 5, 2013     By:  

/s/ George Van Kula

      Name:   George Van Kula
      Title:   Senior Vice President, Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary