8-K/A 1 htm_47446.htm LIVE FILING Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (Form: 8-K/A)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   April 3, 2013

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Ohio 1-8944 34-1464672
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
200 Public Square, Suite 3300, Cleveland, Ohio   44114-2315
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   216-694-5700

Not Applicable
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.

On March 15, 2013, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form 8-K reporting that Richard Ross provided notice of his decision to not stand for reelection to the Board of Directors of the Company at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 7, 2013. Mr. Ross provided further notice on April 3, 2013 with his decision that it would be in his and the Company’s best interests to resign from the Board of Directors effective immediately due to scheduling conflicts that would preclude Mr. Ross from fulfilling his commitments to serve on the Company’s Board between now and May 7, 2013.


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.

    Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
April 9, 2013   By:   /s/ Carolyn E. Cheverine
        Name: Carolyn E. Cheverine
        Title: Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary