This excerpt taken from the PBI 10-Q filed Aug 6, 2007.
Item 5: Other Information
On May 14, 2007, the stockholders of Pitney Bowes Inc. (the "Company") approved the Pitney Bowes Inc. 2007 Stock Plan (the "2007 Plan") at the annual meeting of stockholders. The 2007 Plan has a term of seven years expiring on December 31, 2014. The selection of employee participants in the 2007 Plan, the level of participation of each participant and the terms and conditions of all awards will be determined by the board of directors or a committee designated by the board to administer the 2007 Plan. The board has delegated to the Executive Compensation Committee the discretionary authority to administer the 2007 Plan. The board has reserved a maximum of 15,000,000 shares for issuance pursuant to stock options, stock appreciation rights, restricted stock units and stock awards under the 2007 Plan. In addition, any shares associated with awards under the Pitney Bowes 2002 Stock Plan as of April 30, 2007 that cease to be subject to such awards (other than by reason of exercise or settlement of the awards to the extent they are exercised for or settled in vested and non-forfeitable shares) shall become available for issuance under the 2007 Plan. Of the maximum number of shares available for issuance under the 2007 Plan, no more than 7,500,000 shares may be issued pursuant to grants other than options or SARs in the aggregate during the term of the 2007 Plan. A maximum of 600,000 shares that are the subject of awards may be granted under the 2007 Plan to an individual during any calendar year. Any shares exchanged by a participant or withheld from a participant as full or partial payment to the company of the exercise price or the tax withholding upon exercise or settlement of an award and un-issued shares resulting from the settlement of stock appreciation rights in stock or net settlement of a stock option will not be returned to the number of shares available for issuance under the 2007 Plan. This description of the Plan is qualified in its entirety by reference to the actual Plan, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Form 10-Q and is hereby incorporated by reference.