Amazon.com 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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DECEMBER 16, 2010
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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 December 16, 2010, the Board of Directors of Amazon.com, Inc. (the Company) elected Jonathan Rubinstein as a director of the Company. Mr. Rubinstein is Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Palm Global Business Unit of the Hewlett-Packard Company. In connection with his election, Mr. Rubinstein was granted a restricted stock unit award under the Companys 1997 Stock Incentive Plan for 5,000 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. Rubinstein 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: December 16, 2010