false RICHARDSON ELECTRONICS LTD/DE 0000355948 0000355948 2021-03-07 2021-03-07




Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 7, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)








(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification No.)




40W267 Keslinger Road, P.O. Box 393, LaFox, Illinois

(Address of principal executive offices)

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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (630) 208-2200

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Common stock, $0.05 Par Value per share


NASDAQ Global Select Market


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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 March 7, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (the “Corporation”) appointed the Corporation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Wendy Diddell, to the Corporation’s Board of Directors, effective immediately, to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of shareholders or her earlier removal or resignation. The number of directors serving on the Board was increased from six to seven directors in connection with her appointment.

Ms. Diddell does not have any direct or indirect material interest in any transaction with the Corporation required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Diddell and any other person pursuant to which she was selected as a director.

As with the Corporation’s other non-employee director, Ms. Diddell will receive no compensation related to her service on the Board in addition to her regular employee compensation.




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.







Richardson Electronics, Ltd.




Date: March 8, 2021


/s/ Robert J. Ben



Robert J. Ben



Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer