Washington, D.C. 20549


Current Report

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

April 15, 2008
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

Douglas Emmett, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of  incorporation)
(Commission file number)
(I.R.S. Employer identification No.)

808 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 200, Santa Monica, California 90401
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(310) 255-7700
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 April 11, 2008, Greg Hambly, Douglas Emmett’s Chief Accounting Officer, was designated as its Principal Accounting Officer.  Mr. Hambly, age 49, has been Douglas Emmett’s Chief Accounting Officer since March 2007.  Prior to joining Douglas Emmett, Mr. Hambly was Vice President, Operations Controller at Arden Realty from 2004 to March 2007.  Prior to that time, Mr. Hambly provided consulting services and served as Interim Controller for Thompson Elite during 2004, worked for Colony Advisors from 2003 to 2004, ending as Funds Controller, and held Controller and Assistant Controller positions with National Golf Properties from 1996 to 2003.  Mr. Hambly holds a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Hambly succeeds Andres Gavinet, formerly Douglas Emmett’s Executive Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer, who resigned effective April 11, 2008.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c) Exhibits.

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 thereunto duly authorized.

Dated:  April 15, 2008
/s/William Kamer
Chief Financial Officer