Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 5, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
600 North Centennial Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (616) 772-1800
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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.|
|(b) Gentex Corporation previously announced (on January 22, 2008) that Enoch Jen planned to retire as Senior Vice President effective January 2, 2010. On December 31, 2008, Mr. Jen informed Gentex Corporation that he now plans to retire as Senior Vice President on January 2, 2011, and intends to work on a part-time consulting basis for Gentex Corporation through March 31, 2012.|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: January 5, 2009.||GENTEX CORPORATION
By: /s/ Fred Bauer
Its Chairman of the Board and
Chief Executive Officer