SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2013
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (781) 221-6400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.02(b) - Departure of Director
Stephen M. Jennings has resigned from the Companys board of directors. The full text of the Companys press release announcing the resignation of Mr. Jennings as a director, and the boards election of Robert M. Whelan, Jr. as chairman of the board, is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and is incorporated herein by this reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed as part of this report:
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.