Farmer Brothers Company 8-K 2010
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): September 17, 2010
Farmer Bros. Co.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 17, 2010, Drew H. Webb resigned as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Farmer Bros. Co., a Delaware corporation (the Company). As a result, among other things, (i) Mr. Webbs employment and the Employment Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2008, as amended, between the Company and Mr. Webb (the Webb Employment Agreement) will terminate, (ii) Mr. Webb may be entitled to certain severance payments and benefits as described in the Webb Employment Agreement, subject to the conditions therein, and (iii) if Mr. Webb is entitled to such severance, he will be required to release all related claims against the Company. The Webb Employment Agreement is described in the section entitled Executive CompensationEmployment Agreements and ArrangementsWebb Employment Agreement of the Companys definitive Proxy Statement pursuant to Section 14(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, filed with the SEC on October 28, 2009 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Dated: September 23, 2010