Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities and Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: October 27, 2012

(Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ohio   000-5734   34-0907152

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


425 Walnut Street, Suite 1800, Cincinnati, Ohio   45202
(Address of principal executive offices)   (ZIP Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (770) 810-7800


(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.

On October 27, 2012, the Board of Directors of Agilysys, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Robert R. Ellis, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, to the additional office of Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Ellis, 39, joined the Company in October 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Effective with his new appointment, Mr. Ellis’ annual salary will be increased to $300,000, and his fiscal year annual incentive opportunity will be increased to 75% of his base salary.

The Company issued a press release on November 8, 2012 announcing the appointment of Mr. Ellis as Chief Operating Officer, which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.



99.1    Press release dated November 8, 2012.


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.


By:   /s/ Kyle C. Badger

Kyle C. Badger

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: November 9, 2012

Exhibit Index


Exhibit Number    Description
99.1    Agilysys, Inc. Press Release dated November 8, 2012.