Ecolab 8-K 2005
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)February 25, 2005
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Officers.
(b) Resignation of a Director
William L. Jews, a director of Ecolab Inc. (the Company), has resigned, effective February 28, 2005, as a director of the Company, in order to focus more time and attention on his duties as President and Chief Executive Officer of CareFirst, Inc.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company announcing the resignation of Mr. Jews is filed as Exhibit (99) to this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(99) Ecolab Inc. New Release dated February 28, 2005.
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.