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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): April 20, 2012
TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1170 Kifer Road
Sunnyvale, California 94086
(Address of principal executive offices, with 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 April 20, 2012, Raymond K. Ostby, J. Carl Hsu and A.C. D Augustine each resigned as members of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Trident Microsystems, Inc. (the Company). Neither Mr. Ostby nor Mr. Hsu nor Mr. D Augustine resigned as a result of any disagreement with the Company.
The Company and the Board acknowledged Messrs. Ostbys, Hsus and D Augustines commitment, dedication and thoughtful service to the Company, and their deep appreciation of their contributions to the Company during their tenure as members of the Board.
As of the date of this Current Report, the Board of Directors consists of Brian R. Bachman, Dr. Bami Bastani, David H. Courtney (the Companys Chairman of the Board) and Philippe Geyres.
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: April 26, 2012
|TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS, INC.|
|David L. Teichmann|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary|