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): February 9, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

State of Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 (Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3005 Highland Parkway
Downers Grove, Illinois
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
(630) 541-1540
(Registrant’s 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 February 9, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Dover Corporation (the “Corporation”) elected Eric A. Spiegel a director of the Corporation, expanding the number of seats on the Board from 12 to 13.

Mr. Spiegel was President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens USA from 2010 to 2016.

There are no family relationships between Mr. Spiegel and other directors or officers of the Corporation. There have been no transactions nor are there any proposed transactions between the Corporation and Mr. Spiegel that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

On February 9, 2017, the Board (i) determined that Mr. Spiegel qualifies (a) as an “independent director” pursuant to the rules of the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and (b) qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” pursuant to the rules of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and has “accounting or related financial management expertise” pursuant to the rules of the NYSE and (ii) appointed Mr. Spiegel as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD

On February 9, 2017, the Corporation issued the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, announcing the election of Mr. Spiegel as a member of the Board.

The information furnished in or pursuant to this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Corporation’s filings with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits .

The following exhibit is furnished as part of this report:

99.1 Dover Corporation Press Release dated February 9, 2017.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
February 10, 2017
/s/ Ivonne M. Cabrera
Ivonne M. Cabrera
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Press Release of Dover Corporation dated February 9, 2017.

Exhibit 99.1


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Downers Grove, IL, February 9, 2017 - Dover (NYSE: DOV) today announced the appointment of Eric A. Spiegel, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens USA, to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Mr. Spiegel, which is effective immediately, increases the size of the Board from 12 to 13 directors. Mr. Spiegel will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee.

Robert A. Livingston, Dover's President and Chief Executive Officer, said, "Eric Spiegel is an excellent addition to our Board. As a business leader with diversified, global experience and deep expertise in strategy development, he will be a valuable asset to Dover. We welcome him to our Board and look forward to his contributions to Dover’s continued success.”

Mr. Spiegel is a growth-focused, strategic leader with management and global consulting experience in the energy, power, water, manufacturing, mobility, automotive and healthcare fields. As President and CEO of Siemens USA from 2010 to 2016, Mr. Spiegel, 59, oversaw an organization with more than $20 billion in sales, 50,000 employees, 42 business units and approximately 70 manufacturing locations. Mr. Spiegel joined Siemens after 25 years of global consulting experience at Booz & Company, Inc. (now known as Strategy&) and Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., most recently serving as Managing Partner, Global Energy and Chemicals, and Managing Partner of the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Spiegel completed his undergraduate studies in Economics with honors at Harvard University, and holds an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College, where he was a Tuck scholar .

About Dover:
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of 29,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at www.dovercorporation.com.