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): August 19, 2021
BROOKS AUTOMATION, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
15 Elizabeth Drive, Chelmsford, MA
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (978) 262-2400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
In connection with its planned separation into two independent, publicly traded companies, Brooks Automation, Inc. (the “Company”) previously announced that David E. Jarzynka will be named Chief Executive Officer of the new semiconductor automation company upon the separation. On August 19, 2021, Mr. Jarzynka informed the Company that for personal reasons he has decided to withdraw as incoming Chief Executive Officer of the new semiconductor automation company. Mr. Jarzynka remains in his current role with the Company as the President of the Semiconductor Solutions Group business.
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.
BROOKS AUTOMATION, INC.
/s/ Jason W. Joseph
Date: August 23, 2021
Jason W. Joseph
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary