BarnesGroupInc8-K (1 30 2012)
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): January 30, 2012
BARNES GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
123 Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut
(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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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 25, 2012, Claudia S. Toussaint, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary and a named executive officer of Barnes Group Inc. (the “Company”), gave notice of her resignation of employment with the Company. The resignation will not be effective until after the filing of the Company's Form 10-K for the 2011 fiscal year and after an orderly transition of her duties. The Company expects the resignation to be effective on or about March 16, 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.
Dated: January 30, 2012
BARNES GROUP INC.
/s/ Dawn N. Edwards
Dawn N. Edwards
Senior Vice President, Human Resources