Mondelez International, Inc. 8-K 2008
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): December 11, 2008
KRAFT FOODS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants Telephone number, including area code: (847) 646-2000
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On December 15, 2008, Kraft Foods Inc. (Kraft) announced that Michael A. Clarke has been named President, Kraft Europe, effective January 2009. Sanjay Khosla, Krafts current President, Kraft International, will continue to lead Krafts businesses in developing markets, with expanded responsibilities with leadership oversight for Krafts global category teams in snacking and beverages in North America, Europe and developing markets.
A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
On December 11, 2008, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Kraft approved an amendment to Article II, Section 4 of Krafts Amended and Restated By-laws (the By-laws), effective as of that date. The amendment changes the vote standard for the election of directors from plurality to a majority of votes cast in uncontested elections. A majority of the votes cast means that the number of votes cast for a director must exceed the number of votes cast against that director. In contested elections the vote standard will continue to be a plurality of votes cast.
The above description of the amendment is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the By-laws, as amended, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
On December 11, 2008, the Board amended its Corporate Governance Guidelines, a copy of which is posted on the Kraft web site at www.kraft.com.
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.