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 13, 2012
GRAYBAR ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (314) 573-9200
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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.
(b) On December 13, 2012, Mr. Thomas S. Gurganous, a director and District Vice President – Richmond District, of Graybar Electric Company, Inc. (the “Company”), announced his intention to resign as Chair of the Audit Committee effective January 1, 2013, and to retire, effective as of February 1, 2013. In connection with his retirement, Mr. Gurganous will resign as a director of the Company and as a voting trustee under the Company’s voting trust.
(d) Also on December 13, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company elected David G. Maxwell, District Vice President - California District, as a director to fill an existing vacancy on the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Maxwell will also serve as Chair of the Corporation’s Audit Committee beginning on January 1, 2013.
A copy of the December 17, 2012 press release announcing Mr. Gurganous’ plans and Mr. Maxwell’s election is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated December 17, 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.