Washington, DC 20549





to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):   May 18, 2016


Hudson Technologies, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


New York

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


1-13412 13-3641539
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


PO Box 1541, One Blue Hill Plaza    Pearl River, New York 10965
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(845) 735-6000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


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.


(b) Hudson Technologies, Inc. (“Hudson”) today announced that James R. Buscemi has informed Hudson of his decision to step down as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hudson effective July 1, 2016. Mr. Buscemi will remain with Hudson to assist with the CFO succession for a transition period prior to his planned retirement at the end of September 2016.  Hudson has initiated a search to identify a replacement for Mr. Buscemi.


A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Buscemi’s retirement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits




Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated May 18, 2016.





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: May 18, 2016 By:   /s/ Stephen P. Mandracchia
    Name:  Stephen P. Mandracchia
    Title:    Vice President Legal & Regulatory, Secretary