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 4, 2013
EPAM SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
41 University Drive,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 267-759-9000
(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.|
Effective as of January 8, 2013, upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors (the Board), Richard Michael Mayoras was appointed to join the Board of EPAM Systems, Inc. (the Company) as an independent director. Mr. Mayoras replaces Ross Goodhart, a director of the Company, who on January 4, 2013 communicated his decision to resign from the Board effective as of January 8, 2013. Mr. Goodharts decision to resign as a director did not involve any disagreement with the Company, the Companys management or the Board. Mr. Mayoras has also been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board to replace Donald Spencer in order to comply with the New York Stock Exchange Listed Company Manual independence requirements. Mr. Spencer remains a director and member of the Board.
Mr. Mayoras compensation for service as a director will be consistent with that of the Companys other non-employee directors, as described in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011. There are no transactions to which the Company or any of its subsidiaries is a party and in which Mr. Mayoras has a direct or indirect material interest subject to disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 10, 2013
|EPAM SYSTEMS, INC.|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|