BEAM INC 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 21, 2007
Fortune Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
520 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
(b) On November 21, 2007, Mr. Eugene A. Renna notified Fortune Brands, Inc. that he has decided to retire from the Board of Directors of Fortune Brands, Inc., effective on the close of business on December 31, 2007.
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: November 21, 2007