SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 21, 2010
BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
800 Boylston Street, Suite 1900, Boston, Massachusetts 02199-8103
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants 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 January 21, 2010, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Boston Properties, Inc. (the Company) appointed Douglas T. Linde to serve as a Class III Director of the Company until the Companys 2012 annual meeting of stockholders and until his respective successor is duly elected and qualified or until his earlier resignation or removal. The appointment of Mr. D. Linde to the Board fills the vacancy on the Board resulting from the recent passing of Edward H. Linde. Douglas T. Linde also currently serves as President of the Company.
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.
|BOSTON PROPERTIES, INC.|
|Date: January 22, 2010||By:|
|Name:||Michael E. LaBelle|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer|