This excerpt taken from the CVS 8-K filed Aug 15, 2006.
. Execution and Authentication. The chairman of the board of directors, the president, the executive vice president or any senior vice president and the treasurer or any assistant treasurer or the secretary or any assistant secretary shall execute the Debt Securities (other than coupons) for the Company by facsimile or manual signature in the name and on behalf of the Company. The seal of the Company, if any, shall be reproduced on the Debt Securities. If an Officer whose signature is on a Debt Security no longer holds that office at the time the Debt Security is authenticated, the Debt Security shall nevertheless be valid.
The Trustee, at the expense of the Company, may appoint an authenticating agent (the