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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): October 13, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
|3050 Zanker Road, San Jose, California||95134|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (408) 321-8835
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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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.|
On October 13, 2009, the Board of Directors of Ultratech, Inc. (the Company) appointed Bin-ming Benjamin Tsai to its Board of Directors (the Board). Dr. Tsai will serve on the Boards Compensation Committee.
There are no relationships or related transactions between the Company and Dr. Tsai that would be required to be reported under Section 404(a) of Regulation S-K. In connection with his appointment to the Board, Dr. Tsai will be compensated in accordance with the Companys compensation arrangements for its non-employee Board members. The Company entered into an indemnification agreement with Dr. Tsai, the terms of which are identical in all material respects to the form of indemnification agreement that the Company has previously entered into with each of its directors and the form of which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 10.1 to the Form 8-K filed by the Company on January 30, 2009.
On October 15, 2009, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Tsais appointment to the Board. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
|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.
Date: October 15, 2009
|Bruce R. Wright|
|Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer (Duly Authorized Officer and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer|