New York Times Company 8-K 2008
Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 12, 2008
The New York Times Company
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 556-1234
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On February 12, 2008, The New York Times Company (the "Company") announced that Robert Denham and Dawn Lepore have agreed to be nominated to stand for election as directors at the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders, which is currently scheduled to be held on April 22, 2008. The Company also announced that Brenda Barnes and James Kilts will not be standing for re-election at this year's annual meeting and, accordingly, they will step down from the Company's Board of Directors upon the expiration of their current terms at the annual meeting.
A copy of the Company’s press release dated February 12, 2008, relating to these matters is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
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.