Expeditors International of Washington 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: June 18, 2008
(Date of earliest event reported)
EXPEDITORS INTERNATIONAL OF WASHINGTON, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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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This Form 8-K is being amended to attach the press release relating to Mr. Liu's resignation.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 24, 2008, Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (“Expeditors”) announced that Sandy K.Y. Liu, Expeditors’ Chief Operating Officer-Asia, has tendered his resignation to the Company effective August 17, 2008. No replacement has been named. A copy of the press release announcing the resignation of Mr. Liu is filed with this report as Exhibit 99.1.
(d) The following items are filed as exhibits to this report:
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.