SMUCKER J M CO 8-K 2009
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The J.M. Smucker Company
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On January 26, 2009, the J. M. Smucker Company (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors (the "Board") was increased to thirteen members and that the Board had elected Alex Shumate, Paul Smucker Wagstaff and Mark Smucker to serve on the Board, effective immediately. In addition to his service on the Board, Mr. Shumate will serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Messrs. Smucker and Wagstaff will not serve on any committees of the Board.
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.