Datawatch Corporation
DATAWATCH CORP (Form: 8-K, Received: 02/24/2017 17:03:05)






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)             February 16, 2017



Datawatch Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


000-19960 02-0405716
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
4 Crosby Drive  
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(978) 441-2200

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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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 February 16, 2017, Charles M. Gillman notified the Board of Directors of Datawatch Corporation (the “Company”) that he would not stand for re-election to the Board of Directors of the Company at its 2017 Annual Meeting of the Stockholders to be held on April 18, 2017. Mr. Gillman currently serves on the Company’s Compensation and Stock Committee and Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Gillman’s decision to not stand for re-election did not involve a disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.









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.




Date:    February 24, 2017  
  By:         /s/ James Eliason                                
  Name:  James Eliason
  Title:    Chief Financial Officer