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):||June 5, 2018|
MKS Instruments, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|2 Tech Drive, Suite 201, Andover, Massachusetts||01810|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||978-645-5500|
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.
(b) On June 5, 2018, Dennis Werth, Senior Vice President of Business Units of MKS Instruments, Inc. (the "Company"), informed the Company of his intent to retire on July 5, 2019 (the "Retirement Date"). Mr. Werth will continue in his current role with the Company until January 2, 2019 at which time Mr. Werth will transition his role to an advisor. As an advisor, he will remain an employee of the Company to ensure a smooth transition and will continue to receive his current base salary through his Retirement Date.
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.
|MKS Instruments, Inc.|
|June 7, 2018||By:||
/s/ Seth H. Bagshaw
|Name: Seth H. Bagshaw|
|Title: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|