U.S. 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 29, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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(e) On December 29, 2012, Greatbatch, Inc. (the Company) extended its existing employment agreement with Thomas J. Hook under which Mr. Hook will continue to serve as Greatbatchs President and Chief Executive Officer through January 7, 2014. Mr. Hook has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since August 2006. The Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors and Mr. Hook intend to discuss a revised employment agreement between the Company and Mr. Hook with the objective of concluding those discussions as soon as possible in 2013.
A copy of the letter extending Mr. Hooks employment agreement is attached to this report as exhibit 10.1 and incorporated into this Item 5.02 by reference.
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, thereunto duly authorized.