Mine Safety Appl 4.5 - Recent Material Event
As previously reported in a Form 8-K filed on April 14, 2011, Ronald N. Herring, Jr. was appointed to serve as a President, MSA International, with business leadership responsibilities for Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, India and Russia.
In connection with his appointment, effective November 1, 2011, Mr. Herrings annual base salary will be increased to $310,000; his applicable percentage of salary grade midpoint used to calculate his target annual cash bonus award under MSAs Non-CEO Executive Incentive Plan (as described in MSAs most recent proxy statement) will be increased from 45% to 50%; and his stock multiplier used to calculate his long term stock incentive awards under MSAs 2008 Management Equity Incentive Plan (as described in MSAs most recent proxy statement) will be increased from 75% to 95%.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, MSA has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MINE SAFETY APPLIANCE COMPANY|
|Douglas K. McClaine|
|Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: August 30, 2011