BRINKS CO 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 22, 2009
THE BRINK’S COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
1801 Bayberry Court
P. O. Box 18100
Richmond, VA 23226-8100
(Address and zip code of
principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(804) 289-9600
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2.):
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On January 22, 2009, Michael J. Herling’s previously approved appointment to the Company’s Board of Directors became effective. The information set forth in Item 5.02 of the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on November 14, 2008 is hereby incorporated by reference.
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On January 22, 2009, the previously approved amendment to Article V of the Bylaws of the Company to increase the number of persons serving on the Board of Directors from nine to ten became effective. The information set forth in the second paragraph of Item 5.03 of the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on November 14, 2008 is hereby incorporated by reference, and the amended and restated Bylaws are filed as Exhibit 3(ii) hereto.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 22, 2009, the Company’s Board of Directors affirmatively determined that Michael J. Herling is independent under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the independence determination guidelines described in the Company’s Corporate Governance Policies.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and 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.