SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
|(State or other Jurisdiction
|( IRS Employer
1000 Stanley Drive,
New Britain, Connecticut 06053
Registrants telephone number, including area code (860) 225-5111
Item 5. Other Events.
On May 20, 2003, the Company issued a press release announcing that John M. Trani, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will retire effective December 31, 2003. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 7. Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated May 20, 2003
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.
|THE STANLEY WORKS
|Date:||May 20, 2003||By:||/s/ Bruce H. Beatt|
|Name:||Bruce H. Beatt|
|| Vice President, General Counsel
|99.1||Press Release dated May 20, 2003|