Priceline Group Inc. 8-K 2005
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) January 25, 2005
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Item 5.02. Election of Directors.
On January 25, 2005, the Board of Directors of priceline.com Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, announced the election of Craig W. Rydin to its Board of Directors. Mr. Rydin is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., a Massachusetts-based designer, manufacturer and branded marketer of scented candles and accessories. Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release issued by priceline.com on January 25, 2005.
99.1 Press Release issued by priceline.com on January 25, 2005
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.