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): November 4, 2016
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1625 Sharp Point Drive, Fort Collins, Colorado
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective November 4, 2016, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) designated Thomas Liguori, the executive vice president and chief financial officer, as the Company’s principal accounting officer as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission. As disclosed in the Company’s Form 8-K filed on November 17, 2014, William G. Trupkiewicz, our vice president and controller, assumed the additional role of principal accounting officer related to the announced transition of our former chief financial officer. The Board reviewed the responsibilities associated with Mr. Liguori’s role as executive vice president and chief financial officer, and determined that such role includes the responsibilities of principal accounting officer. Mr. Trupkiewicz continues to serve as vice president and controller. Mr. Liguori, age 58, has served as the Company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer since May 18, 2015. For Mr. Liguori’s business experience, please see the Company’s Form 8-K filed on April 16, 2015.
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.
/s/ Thomas O. McGimpsey
Date: November 7, 2016
Thomas O. McGimpsey
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
& Corporate Secretary