International Flavors & Fragrances 8-K 2014
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): February 6, 2014
INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 765-5500
(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:
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On February 6, 2014, the Board of Directors (the Board) of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (the Company) approved an amendment to the Companys By-laws (the By-laws), effective as of the same date. The principal change effected by the adoption of the amended By-laws was to require disclosure by directors and director nominees of compensation and voting arrangements with third parties in connection with service on the Board and for such directors and director nominees to represent and agree that they will comply with all applicable policies and guidelines of the Company, including those relating to corporate governance, conflict of interest, confidentiality, share ownership and trading policies.
The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the Companys amended By-laws, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 3(ii) and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: February 6, 2014