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 31, 2011
Dorman Products, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
3400 East Walnut Street, Comar, Pennsylvania 18915
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (215) 997-1800
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
On January 31, 2011, Dorman Products, Inc. (the Company) issued the attached press release announcing that the Companys Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard N. Berman, had passed away on January 29, 2011.
On January 30, 2011, the Board of the Company appointed Steven L. Berman Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Steven Berman, age 51, has been with the Company since 1978 and has held a variety of positions including, most recently, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2007 to present. The Board of Directors did not make any changes to Steven Bermans existing employment agreement with the Company in connection with his new responsibilities and change in title. Steven Berman is the brother of Richard Berman. Steven Berman is a controlling shareholder in a partnership that leases the Companys headquarters to the Company. The rent for 2011 is estimated to be approximately $1.4 million. This transaction was reviewed and approved by the Audit Committee of the Company.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(b)||Proforma Financial Information.|
|(c)||Small Company Transactions.|
|99.1||Press Release dated January 31, 2011|
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.
|DORMAN PRODUCTS, INC.|
|Date: January 31, 2011||By:|
|Name: Mathias J. Barton|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|