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): June 13, 2018
IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|One IDEXX Drive, Westbrook, Maine||04092|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(ZIP Code)|
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 June 13, 2018, Jacqueline L. Studer, Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
(the “Company”), announced that she will retire effective March 1, 2019. In connection with her retirement, the Company has agreed to pay on March
1, 2019 a lump sum of $400,000 in consideration of her agreement to assist in transitioning her role in an orderly fashion, an
enhanced non-competition agreement, a non-solicitation agreement and other standard releases.
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.
|IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC.|
|Date: June 15, 2018||By:||/s/ Brian P. McKeon|
|Brian P. McKeon|
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer