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 16, 2012 (October 15, 2012)
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN CHARTER)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
400 Atlantic Street, Suite 1500
Stamford, CT 06901
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 328-3500
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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 15, 2012, Harman International Industries, Incorporated (Harman) announced that Brian F. Carroll will not be standing for election to the Board of Directors of Harman when his term expires as of Harmans 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Carroll will continue to serve as a director until the expiration of his current term.
A copy of Harmans press release announcing that Mr. Carroll will not stand for reelection is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release of Harman International Industries, Incorporated, dated October 15, 2012|
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.
|HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED|
|Todd A. Suko|
|Executive Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: October 16, 2012