Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 8-K 2012
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): August 13, 2012
(Commission File Number)
GREEN MOUNTAIN COFFEE ROASTERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
33 Coffee Lane, Waterbury, Vermont 05676
(Address of registrants principal executive office)
(Registrants telephone number)
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:
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On August 13, 2012, William D. Davis provided notice to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (the Company) of his resignation from the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Davis has been a valued member of the Companys Board for nearly 20 years, and during his tenure the Company has benefited greatly from his diverse consumer products background, extensive understanding of the Companys business and operations and senior management experience, among other things. Mr. Davis confirmed that his resignation was for personal reasons, and was not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
In response to Mr. Daviss resignation, the Board has reduced its size from nine to eight members. Mr. Davis served on no Board Committees at the time of his resignation.
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.