The Cooper Companies, Inc.
COOPER COMPANIES INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 11/01/2017 16:02:09)





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): October 26, 2017




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-8597   94-2657368

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

6140 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 590, Pleasanton, California 94588

(Address of principal executive offices)

(925) 460-3600

(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.

Appointment of Chief Accounting Officer

The Board of Directors of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (the “Company” or “Cooper”) has appointed Mr. Agostino Ricupati to the position of Chief Accounting Officer as of October 26, 2017, to serve in such capacity until his earlier resignation or removal, or until his successor has been duly appointed and assigned. This title will be held in addition to his current service as Senior Vice President, Finance & Tax, which he was appointed to in July 2017. Mr. Ricupati previously served as Vice President, Tax for the Company from July 2013 to July 2017. Prior to joining Cooper, he served as International Tax Director for Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) from 2010 to 2013 and in various other senior finance and tax positions over the past 20 years. He holds a master degree from DePaul University and is a Certified Public Accountant.


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.


By   /s/ Carol R. Kaufman
  Carol R. Kaufman
  Executive Vice President, Secretary, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Governance Officer

Dated: November 1, 2017