SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) November 7, 2012
W. R. GRACE & CO.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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W. R. GRACE & CO.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On November 7, 2012, the Board of Directors of W. R. Grace & Co. elected Jeffry N. Quinn as a Director and appointed him to the Audit, Compensation, Nominating and Governance, and Corporate Responsibility Committees. Grace has issued a press release announcing Mr. Quinns election to the Board of Directors, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.