SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) August 8, 2011
MICHAEL BAKER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|100 Airside Drive
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(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 August 8, 2011, Michael Baker Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it has appointed G. John Kurgan, P.E., chief operating officer of the Company. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are furnished or filed with this report on Form 8-K:
|99.1||Press release dated August 8, 2011 relating to Mr. G. John Kurgan, P.E.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Michael Baker has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MICHAEL BAKER CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Bradley L. Mallory|
Bradley L. Mallory
President and Chief Executive Officer
Date: August 9, 2011