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): December 10, 2012
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (978) 656-2500
(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 December 10, 2012, the Board of Directors (the Board) of M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (the Company) promoted the Companys current President, John Croteau, to the position of Chief Executive Officer effective December 13, 2012. The Board also increased the total number of directors comprising it to six, and named Mr. Croteau to fill the resulting vacancy on the Companys Board as a Class III director, to serve until the Companys annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2015 or until his successor is duly elected and qualified, or until his earlier death, resignation or retirement. Mr. Croteaus compensation arrangement will remain substantially similar to that described in the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 7, 2012.
Prior to this promotion, Mr. Croteau, 51, served as the Companys President since October 2012. Mr. Croteau joined the Company from NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NXP), a provider of mixed signal solutions and standard products, where he had previously served as the senior vice president and general manager of its High Performance RF business since May 2008. For three of those years, Mr. Croteau also managed NXPs Power & Lighting Solutions business. Prior to joining NXP, Mr. Croteau held numerous product management positions at Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a high-performance semiconductor company, including general manager for ADIs Convergent Platforms and Services Group as well as product line director for the Integrated Audio Group. Mr. Croteau holds a B.S., Engineering Science and Mechanics, from Penn State University.
Also effective December 13, 2012, Charles Bland retired from his position as the Companys Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bland will remain on the Companys Board and will remain with the Company in an advisory capacity to assist with the transition.
A press release announcing Mr. Croteaus promotion and Mr. Blands retirement is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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.