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): January 7, 2013
Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (407) 298-2000
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On January 7, 2013, The LGL Group, Inc. (the "Company") announced that its Board of Directors appointed R. LaDuane Clifton to serve as the Company's Chief Financial Officer effective December 17, 2012. Mr. Clifton continues to serve as the Company's principal financial officer. Previously, Mr. Clifton, age 40, served as the Company's Chief Accounting Officer since March 2010, and as the Company's Corporate Controller from August 2009 to March 2010. Mr. Clifton also was a Member of the Audit Committee of Community First Credit Union of Florida from September 2008 to July 2010, the Chief Financial Officer of a21, Inc., a publicly-held holding company with businesses in stock photography and an online retailer and manufacturer of framed art, from August 2008 to August 2009, Corporate Controller of a21, Inc. from March 2007 to August 2008, and an Auditor with KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm, from August 2004 to March 2007. Commensurate with his new position, Mr. Clifton's base salary was increased to $165,000. He remains employed by the Company on an "at will" basis and is eligible to receive annual bonuses at the discretion of the Compensation Committee of the Company's Board of Directors.
On January 7, 2013, the Company also announced that its Board of Directors appointed James L. Williams to serve as the Company's Corporate Controller and its principal accounting officer effective January 2, 2013. Previously, Mr. Williams, age 59, was Director of Accounting for ABM Industries, Inc., a publicly-held facility management services provider, from October 2009 to October 2011, Chief Financial Officer of Southeastern U.S. Insurance, a provider of workers' compensation insurance, from August 2006 to February 2009, Corporate Accounting Controller at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, one of the world's leading manufacturers of forest-based products, from August 2004 to August 2006, and Segment Audit Director at Georgia-Pacific Corporation from January 2001 to August 2004. Mr. Williams is employed by the Company on an "at will" basis, receives an annual base salary of $110,000, and is eligible to receive annual bonuses at the discretion of the Compensation Committee of the Company's Board of Directors.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On January 7, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing the abovementioned appointments of Mr. Clifton and Mr. Williams. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.