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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 Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report: June 5, 2012

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

Data I/O Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Commission File Number: 0-10394

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Washington

91-0864123

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

6464 185th Ave. N.E., Suite 101

Redmond, WA 98052

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

 (425) 881-6444

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Items reported in this filing:

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

 

On June 5, 2012, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Data I/O Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Brian Crowley to the Board effective June 5, 2012.

 

There were no arrangements or understandings pursuant to which Mr. Crowley was selected as a Director and Mr. Crowley qualifies as an independent director.  There were no related party transactions to report between Mr. Crowley and the Company. 

 

Mr. Crowley has been assigned to the Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Compensation Committee.

 

A copy of the press release announcement is furnished in exhibit 99 to this current report.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)                 Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

Description

 

      99

Press Release: Data I/O Corporation Appoints Brian Crowley to Board of Directors

 

 SIGNATURE 

 

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.

 

  

Data I/O Corporation

 

 

 

 

June 7, 2012

By:  /s/ Joel S. Hatlen           

Joel S. Hatlen
Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

 

   
 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

Description

 

      99

Press Release: Data I/O Corporation Appoints Brian Crowley to Board of Directors

 

   
 

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Exhibit 99.0

 

Joel Hatlen

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Data I/O Corporation

6464 185th  Ave. NE, Suite 101

Redmond, WA 98052

(425) 881-6444

investorrelations@dataio.com


 

Data I/O Corporation Appoints Brian Crowley to Board of Directors

 

Redmond, WA, June 6, 2012 – Data I/O Corporation (NASDAQ: DAIO), the leading provider of e.MMC, Flash and Microcontroller device programming and IP management solutions used in wireless, consumer electronics and automotive electronics,  today announced the appointment of Brian  Crowley to Data I/O’s Board of Directors effective June 5, 2012.

 

Crowley is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for BSquare Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR) in Bellevue, Washington, the leading provider of embedded solutions, engineering services and production ready software products for the smart device market.   Prior to joining BSquare in 1999, Mr. Crowley was with DataChannel, a developer of enterprise portals where he held executive positions including Vice President of Engineering and Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Crowley also served as the Vice President of Operations at Consortio, the Director of Development at Sequel Technology and various executive management positions at Applied Microsystems Corporation including Vice President and General Manager of the Motorola products and quality assurance divisions.

 

"We are delighted that Brian will be joining us," said Fred Hume, President and CEO of Data I/O Corporation. "His extensive executive management experience and knowledge of the software industry and the device programming market including alternative methods to socketed programming makes him a valuable addition to our Board."

 

Brian holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.

 

Brian Crowley will join the Company’s existing directors: Doug Brown, Fred Hume, Ken Myer, Steve Quist and Bill Walker.

 

About Data I/O Corporation:

Celebrating 40 years of expertise in delivering intellectual property to programmable devices, Data I/O offers complete, integrated manufacturing solutions in wireless, automotive, programming center, semiconductor, and industrial control market segments for OEM, ODM, EMS and semiconductor companies. Data I/O is the leader in programming and provides hardware and software solutions for turn-key programming and device testing services, as well as in-system (on-board), in-line (right before use at the SMT line), or in-socket (off-line) programming. These solutions are scalable for small, medium and large volume applications with different device mixes.  Data I/O Corporation has headquarters in Redmond, Wash., with sales and services worldwide. For further information, visit the company’s website at http://www.dataio.com 

 

 

   
 

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