McKesson 8-K 2006
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On January 11, 2006, Richard F. Syron tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors of McKesson Corporation ("McKesson"). Mr. Syron indicated that his decision to resign was not the result of any disagreement with the company. Mr. Syron had been a director of McKesson since 2002.
Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
In connection with the resignation of Richard F. Syron, the Board of Directors of McKesson Corporation unanimously approved by written consent an amendment to Section 2 of Article III of the Amended and Restated Bylaws of McKesson. The amendment, which became effective as of January 12, 2006, changes the authorized number of directors to nine. Prior to this amendment, the authorized number of directors was ten. The text of Section 2 of Article III of the Amended and Restated Bylaws of McKesson, as amended, is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.2 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.