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):||February 16, 2010|
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|28601 Clemens Road, Westlake, Ohio||44145|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||440-892-1580|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.01 Changes in Control of Registrant.
(b) On February 16, 2010 Nordson Corporation issued a press release within which it announced the retirement of Directors William D. Ginn and Edward P. Campbell. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by reference.
Mr. Ginn retires after 50 years of service to the company as a director. As previously disclosed, Mr. Campbell retired as President and Chief Executive Officer on January 16, 2010 and continued to serve as Chairman of the Board until the annual meeting of shareholders held on February 16, 2010, at which time he was succeeded as Chairman by current Director Joseph P. Keithley.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release dated February 16, 2010
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.
|February 19, 2010||By:||
Robert E. Veillette
|Name: Robert E. Veillette|
|Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
|Press release of Nordson Corporation dated February 16, 2010|