SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 16, 2014
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
600 North Centennial Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
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Section 5 -
Corporate Governance and Management
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On June 16, 2014, Mr. Bruce Los, Senior Vice President of Gentex Corporation ("the Company") notified the Company of his intention to retire from the Company effective July 25, 2014. As of June 16, 2014, Mr. Los is no longer an executive officer of the Company for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Mr. Los will receive a cash payment of $212,132 on or about August 1, 2014 in lieu of certain existing restricted stock grants made as of 2009 and 2012.
Also, effective as of June 16, 2014, Mr. Kevin Nash, the Company's Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Accounting, was appointed as an executive officer of the Company for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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.
Dated: June 17, 2014
Its Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer