MOODYS CORP 8-K 2012
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): April 16, 2012
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 553-0300
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 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
The voting results for the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on April 16, 2012 are as follows:
The directors of Moodys Corporation (the Company) whose terms continued after the Annual Meeting are: Basil L. Anderson, Darrell Duffie, Ph.D., Raymond W. McDaniel, Jr., Jorge A. Bermudez, Robert R. Glauber and Kathryn M. Hill.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On April 16, 2012, the Companys Board of Directors appointed its lead independent director, Henry A. McKinnell, Jr., Ph.D., as Chairman of the Board. This follows the Boards decision, as disclosed in the Companys definitive proxy statement dated March 6, 2012 (the 2012 Proxy Statement) to transition to separate the roles of Chairman and CEO. The Board also elected CEO Raymond McDaniel, Jr. to the new position of President of the Company. As President and CEO, Mr. McDaniel will continue to serve as a member of the Board. Biographical information regarding Dr. McKinnell and Mr. McDaniel is set forth on pages 17 and 18 of the 2012 Proxy Statement and incorporated herein by reference.
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: April 20, 2012