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) April 13, 2012
MICHAEL BAKER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Commission File Number 1-6627
(State or Other Jurisdiction
100 Airside Drive
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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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 April 16, 2012, Michael Baker Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it has appointed David L. DeNinno to its Board of Directors, effective April 13, 2012. This action brings the total number of directors on the Companys Board of Directors to 10. Mr. DeNinno is currently Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Wabtec Corporation. Previously, he served as a partner at K&L Gates LLP, and prior to that served as a partner at Reed Smith LLP. 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.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release dated April 16, 2012 relating to Mr. DeNinno.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|MICHAEL BAKER CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ H. James McKnight|
H. James McKnight
Executive Vice President,
Chief Legal Officer and
Date: April 16, 2012