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 26, 2016
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other
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451 Florida Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801
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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 26, 2016, Albemarle Corporation (the Company) announced that Scott A. Tozier, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, will be on a medical leave of absence, effective immediately. Other executive officers of the Company will assume Mr. Toziers management duties during his absence and will remain in their current positions while carrying out such additional responsibilities. No additional compensation will be paid in connection with the performance of the additional duties. During the medical leave of absence, Luther C. Kissam IV, the Companys Chief Executive Officer, will act as the Companys principal financial officer as well as its principal executive officer.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: January 26, 2016||By:|
|Karen G. Narwold|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate and Government Affairs, Corporate Secretary|