8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K

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 AND EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 7, 2006

Commission File Number: 001-31516

GETTY IMAGES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DELAWARE   98-0177556
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

601 NORTH 34TH STREET,

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98103

(Address of principal executive offices)

REGISTRANT’S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE: (206) 925-5000

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ITEM 5.02.

(b) Patrick F. Flynn, the Company’s Chief Technology Officer, left the Company on November 7, 2006. Mr. Flynn’s departure occurred as part of a realignment of Company resources as described in Item 2.05 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on October 24, 2006. Mr. Flynn’s departure was an “Involuntary Termination” under his employment agreement dated August 16, 2004, and any payments or benefits to which Mr. Flynn is entitled will be determined in accordance with that agreement. His employment agreement was attached as exhibit 10.28 to our 2005 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 10, 2006.


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.

 

GETTY IMAGES, INC.
By: /s/ THOMAS OBERDORF
Thomas Oberdorf
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Date: November 13, 2006