SMUCKER J M CO 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): June 30, 2007
The J. M. Smucker Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (330) 682-3000
(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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On June 30, 2007, The J. M. Smucker Company (the “Company”) entered into a consulting agreement with Mr. John D. Milliken, the Company’s Vice President, Logistics and Fruit Processing, who retired effective June 30, 2007. Under this agreement, Mr. Milliken will provide consulting services related to the Company’s procurement, logistics, and fruit processing areas, along with general business integration matters. The consulting agreement is effective July 1, 2007 and provides for a term of one year, unless earlier terminated in accordance with its terms. Under the terms of the agreement, Mr. Milliken received a consulting fee of $100,000.
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.