Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 8, 2019



PerkinElmer, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Massachusetts   001-05075   04-2052042

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


940 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts   02451
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 663-6900

Not applicable.

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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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.

Pursuant to a conversation on April 8, 2019 between PerkinElmer, Inc. (the “Company”) and James Corbett, the Company’s Executive Vice President and President, Discovery & Analytical Solutions of the Company, Mr. Corbett’s employment with the Company will conclude as of April 30, 2019.

In connection therewith, the Compensation and Benefits Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors has approved a modification to a previous grant of 9,747 shares of restricted stock to Mr. Corbett made pursuant to the Company’s 2009 Incentive Plan. Those shares, which had been scheduled to fully vest on October 17, 2019, will instead fully vest, subject to applicable withholdings, on April 30, 2019.

Mr. Corbett is also entitled to receive certain payments and benefits from the Company pursuant to his Employment Agreement with the Company dated as of February 1, 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.




Date: April 12, 2019    



/s/ John L. Healy

    John L. Healy
    Vice President and Assistant Secretary