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): October 13, 2017
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
13900 NW Science Park Drive, Portland, Oregon
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (503) 641-4141
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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
(a) Departure of Directors
On October 13, 2017, Mr. John Medica, a director of Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (the “Company”), passed away unexpectedly. Mr. Medica had been a member of the Company’s Board of Directors since 2015 and was chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. The Company issued a press release, attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, in appreciation of Mr. Medica’s service to the Company.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press release dated October 18, 2017
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.
Date: October 18, 2017
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.
/s/ Paul Oldham
Senior Vice President of Administration, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary