Black Box Corporation
BLACK BOX CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 11/07/2014 11:10:37)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 3, 2014


Black Box Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware
0-18706
95-3086563
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1000 Park Drive
Lawrence, Pennsylvania
 
15055
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (724) 746-5500

N/A
(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.
On November 3, 2014 , Richard C. Elias was elected to serve on the board of directors (the “Board”) of Black Box Corporation (the “Company”), effective immediately. Mr. Elias is independent as defined in the applicable listing standards of The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC. Mr. Elias will serve on the Board's Compensation Committee.
Mr. Elias retired from PPG Industries, Inc. (a coatings and specialty materials company) on April 1, 2014. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Elias served as the Senior Vice President - Optical and Specialty Materials of PPG Industries, Inc. from July 2008 through March 30, 2014. From April 2000 through June 2008, Mr. Elias held the position of Vice President, Optical Products of PPG Industries, Inc.

Mr. Elias will receive compensation payable to non-employee directors as summarized in Exhibit 10.17 to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014.
SIGNATURES
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.
BLACK BOX CORPORATION
Date: November 7, 2014

/s/ TIMOTHY C. HUFFMYER                                
Timothy C. Huffmyer
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer (Principal Accounting Officer)

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