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): January 2, 2019
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification Number)
1000 Alfred Nobel Dr.
Hercules, California 94547
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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 January 3, 2019, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Christine A. Tsingos, notified the Company on January 2, 2019 of her plans to retire from her position at the Company effective April 30, 2019. Tsingos will remain in her current role through April 30 and will assist in the orderly transition to a successor. The Company has initiated a comprehensive search for a successor. The text of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release dated January 3, 2019 entitled Christine Tsingos Announces Plans to Retire as CFO of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. Effective April 30, 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 3, 2019||BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC.|
/s/ Timothy S. Ernst
|Name:||Timothy S. Ernst|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|