Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 11, 2017




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   000-24612   63-0918200

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

901 Explorer Boulevard

Huntsville, Alabama

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)     (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (256) 963-8000

Not Applicable

(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.

ADTRAN, Inc. announced today the retirement of its Senior Vice President, Global Services and Support, Raymond R. (Rick) Schansman. Mr. Schansman’s retirement as Senior Vice President, Global Services and Support was effective as of November 11, 2017. The Company also announced that the Board has elected Kevin P. Heering, currently Senior Vice President, Global Quality and Administration, to the position of Senior Vice President, Services and Support. Mr. Heering assumed these responsibilities upon the effectiveness of Mr. Schansman’s resignation and will work with Mr. Schansman in transitioning these responsibilities.


Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized on November 16, 2017.




By:   /s/ Roger D Shannon
  Roger D. Shannon

Senior Vice President of Finance,

Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Treasurer

(Principal Accounting Officer)