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): September 20, 2012
Saul Centers, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1500, Bethesda, Maryland||20814-6522|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(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.
As reported in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Saul Centers, Inc. (the Company) on September 4, 2012, effective as of that day B. Francis Saul III resigned from the office of President of the Company and from the Companys Board of Directors (the Board). Effective as of September 20, 2012 and consistent with the Companys bylaws, (i) the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board recommended that Thomas H. McCormick be appointed to the Board seat vacated by Mr. Saul III to serve out the remainder of Mr. Saul IIIs term, and (ii) the Board voted in favor of such appointment. The Board vote was unanimous but for one director who did not attend the meeting. Mr. McCormick was not named to any committees of the Board.
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.
|SAUL CENTERS, INC.|
|Name:||Scott V. Schneider|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: September 25, 2012