Humana 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) August 27, 2008
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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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
(d) Effective August 27, 2008, the Registrants Board of Directors elected Marissa T. Peterson as a Director. Ms. Peterson was recommended to the Board by a third party search firm. See attached Press Release which contains biographical information about Ms. Peterson.
The Board of Directors has determined that (i) Ms. Peterson is independent within the meaning of the New York Stock Exchanges Director independence standards; and (ii) there are no material transactions involving Ms. Peterson and the Company.
Ms. Peterson has been appointed to the Organization & Compensation and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committees of Humana.
Ms. Peterson will receive the director fees and benefits as described in the Companys Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 11, 2008.
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: August 27, 2008
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