SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 27, 2012
Orthofix International N.V.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 011-59-99-465-8525
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 27, 2012, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Orthofix International N.V. unanimously adopted a resolution to (i) increase the size of the Board from seven to eight directors, and (ii) appoint Maria Sainz to the Board to fill the resulting vacancy effective as of such date. As of the date of this filing, no final decisions have been made by the Board with respect to which, if any, of the Board committees Ms. Sainz will serve.
There are no transactions involving Ms. Sainz requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
Date: November 28, 2012