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): August 21, 2007
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
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|100 First Stamford Place, Stamford, CT||06902|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 363-7300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THIS REPORT
SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
ITEM 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
Item 5.02(c) Appointment of Principal Accounting Officer.
Richard A. Maue, 37, joined Crane Co. as Vice President and Controller and Chief Accounting Officer on August 21, 2007. From July 2005 to June 2007 he was Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Paxar Corporation, a provider of identification solutions to the retail and apparel manufacturing industries. From June 2003 to July 2005 he was a Director, Internal Audit Practice at Protiviti, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. and a provider of independent internal audit and business and technology risk consulting services. From November 1999 to June 2003 he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Andrea Electronics Corporation, a developer of hardware and software microphone technologies.
Crane Co. and Mr. Maue have entered into an Indemnification Agreement in the form filed as Exhibit 10.2 to our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed on March 1, 2007.
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.
|Dated: August 22, 2007||By:|
|Augustus I. duPont|
|Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|