Donaldson Company Form 8-K dated December 6, 2006


Washington, D.C. 20549


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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2006

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-7891 41-0222640
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission file number) (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
  1400 West 94th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55431
  (Address of principal executive offices)  
  (952) 887-3131  
  (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)  
  Not Applicable  
  (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)  

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Item 8.01.  Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure

On December 6, 2006, Donaldson Company, Inc. issued a press release announcing that Geert Henk Touw, Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, will retire at the end of fiscal 2007. In addition, on December 5, 2006 the following new officers were appointed:

  David W. Timm, Vice President, Asia Pacific
Jay L. Ward, Vice President Europe and Middle East
Tod E. Carpenter, Vice President, Industrial Filtration Solutions
Peggy A. Herrmann, Vice President, Disk Drive and Microelectronic
Dennis D. Jandik, Vice President, Global OEM Sales and Customer Service
Joseph E. Lehman, Vice President, Engine Aftermarket

A copy of the press release issued on December 6, 2006 is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

99.1   Press release, dated December 6, 2006, issued by Donaldson Company, Inc.


        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:   December 6, 2006

   By:  /s/   Norman C. Linnell 
      Name:   Norman C. Linnell 
      Title:     Vice President, General Counsel
              and Secretary