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): February 25, 2013



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


40 Manning Road
Billerica, MA 01821

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (978) 663-3660



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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.


(c)                                  On February 25, 2013, Anthony L. Mattacchione joined Bruker Corporation (the “Company”) as Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Accounting.


Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mattacchione, age 50, served as Chief Financial Officer of EMD Millipore Corporation, a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, since July 2010 and  as Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Millipore Corporation from April 2006 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of EMD Millipore following the acquisition of Millipore by Merck KGaA. From 1990 to April 2006, Mr. Mattacchione served in various financial roles at Gerber Scientific, Inc., including as Treasurer, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Mattacchione was a senior auditor at Price Waterhouse LLP from 1988 to 1990.  Mr. Mattacchione is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Connecticut and holds a M.B.A. in finance from the University of Connecticut and a B.S. in accounting from Central Connecticut State University.


Mr. Mattacchione will receive an annual base salary of $280,000 and is eligible to receive an annual performance bonus based on a 2013 bonus target level of $140,000, subject to proration from the date of commencement of his employment. Upon commencing employment, Mr. Mattacchione received an initial grant of options to purchase 40,000 shares of common stock of the Company pursuant to the Company’s 2010 Incentive Compensation Plan.


There are no other arrangements or understandings between Mr. Mattacchione and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as the Company’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Finance and Accounting and there are no transactions involving the Company and Mr. Mattacchione that the Company would be required to report pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.






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.









Date: March 1, 2013





Charles F. Wagner, Jr.



Executive Vice President



and Chief Financial Officer