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) February 28, 2019

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)

63 Lancaster Avenue
Malvern, PA 19355-2143
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Zip Code
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 610-644-1300

(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.

(b) Departure of Directors

On February 28, 2019, Director Frank Dieter Maier notified the Board of Directors of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (the "Company") that he intends to retire and not stand for re-election when his term expires at the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders.  Mr. Maier will continue to serve on the Board of Directors and its Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees through the end of his term.  The Company expresses its gratitude and appreciation for the many years of exemplary service that Mr. Maier provided to the Company and its stockholders.  Mr. Maier has not expressed any disagreements with the Company with respect to any matter relating to the Company's operations, policies or practices.

On February 28, 2019, the Board of Directors appointed Director Michael Cody to the Audit Committee and appointed Director Raanan Zilberman to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

(e) Base Salaries

On February 28, 2019, the Compensation Committee of Vishay's Board of Directors approved the 2019 base salaries for Vishay's Executive Officers.

The base salaries for 2019 are set forth below, with approximate U.S. dollar equivalents based on the average exchange rate for 2018:

Positions Held
2019 Base Salary
Marc Zandman
Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Business Development Officer, and President - Vishay Israel Ltd
ILS 3,748,954 (approximately $1,060,000) (1)
Dr. Gerald Paul
President and Chief Executive Officer
€1,039,464 (approximately $1,230,000) (2)
Lori Lipcaman
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
€435,200 (approximately $510,000) (2)
Johan Vandoorn
Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
€488,769 (approximately $580,000) (2)
David Valletta
Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales
Clarence Tse
Executive Vice President and Business Head Semiconductors
TWD 18,320,880(approximately $610,000) (3)
Joel Smejkal
Executive Vice President and Business Head Passive Components
Werner Gebhardt
Executive Vice President Global Human Resources
€ 252,452 (approximately $300,000) (2)

(1) Salary will be paid in Israeli shekels
(2) Salary will be paid in euro
(3) Salary will be paid in new Taiwan dollars

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: February 28, 2019


/s/ Lori Lipcaman 

Lori Lipcaman
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer