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): November 27, 2012
ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
2210 Woodland Drive, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
On November 27, 2012, Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (the Company) received correspondence from Neal R. Verfuerth in which Mr. Verfuerth resigned from the Companys Board of Directors effective immediately as a result of an alleged disagreement with the Company. Mr. Verfuerth was not serving on any committees of the Board of Directors at the time of his resignation. The Company believes that Mr. Verfuerths alleged disagreement relates to the Board of Directors appointment of John H. Scribante as the Companys new Chief Executive Officer on September 27, 2012 in replacement of Mr. Verfuerth, and/or the Board of Directors subsequent termination of Mr. Verfuerths employment as Chairman Emeritus/Founder for cause on November 9, 2012. A copy of Mr. Verfuerths letter of resignation and further correspondence is attached hereto as Exhibit 17.
Exhibit 17 Correspondence from Neal R. Verfuerth dated November 27, 2012 and November 29, 2012
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.