Dun & Bradstreet 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
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 8, 2008
THE DUN & BRADSTREET CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (973) 921-5500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
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PURPOSE OF FILING
The purpose of this filing is to report that: (i) Jonathan J. Judge was appointed to our Board of Directors on December 8, 2008; and (ii) the Employment Agreement with Steven W. Alesio, our Chairman and CEO, was amended as a result of new regulations promulgated under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code.
On December 9, 2008, we issued a press release announcing that Jonathan J. Judge was appointed to our Board of Directors on December 8, 2008. Mr. Judge will receive the standard compensation amounts payable to non-employee directors in 2008 as described in our Proxy Statement, including an initial stock option grant in connection with his appointment, and he will enter into our standard form of Indemnification Agreement.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 5.02 by reference.
On December 8, 2008, we entered into Amendment No. 3 to the Employment Agreement, dated as of December 31, 2004, by and between Steven W. Alesio, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and the Company, to incorporate changes to the agreement as a result of new regulations promulgated under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code. The other terms and conditions of the agreement remain the same.
A copy of Amendment No. 3 to the Employment Agreement is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 5.02 by reference.
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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.
DATE: December 9, 2008
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