Amazon.com 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
NOVEMBER 13, 2008
DATE OF REPORT
(DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED)
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On November 13, 2008, the Board of Directors of Amazon.com, Inc. (the Company) elected Alain Monié as a director of the Company, effective on that date, and also appointed him to the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee of the Board, effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Monié is President and Chief Operating Officer of Ingram Micro Inc. and a director of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. In connection with his election, Mr. Monié was granted a restricted stock unit award under the Companys 1997 Stock Incentive Plan for 7,000 shares of common stock of the Company, to vest in three equal installments on the first, second and third anniversaries of his initial election assuming continued service as a director. Mr. Monié has also entered into an indemnification agreement with the Company in the same form its other directors have entered, which is filed as an exhibit to Amendment No. 1, filed April 21, 1997, to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-23795).
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.
Dated: November 13, 2008