SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 18, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
IPG PHOTONICS CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File No.)
50 Old Webster Road
Oxford, Massachusetts 01540
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number)
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|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||IPGP||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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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.
(b) On October 18, 2021, IPG Photonics Corporation (the “Company”) announced that Dr. Valentin P. Gapontsev is taking a medical leave of absence from his role as Executive Chair of the Company, effective immediately.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|IPG PHOTONICS CORPORATION|
|October 18, 2021||By:||/s/ Angelo P. Lopresti|
|Angelo P. Lopresti|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary|