Booking Holdings Inc. 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 1, 2007
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Item 5.02. Election of Directors.
On November 1, 2007, the Board of Directors of priceline.com Incorporated, a Delaware corporation, elected Jan L. Docter to its Board of Directors. Mr. Docter has served as a consultant to Booking.com B.V., a majority-owned subsidiary of priceline.com Incorporated, and its affiliated companies. Mr. Docter served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Corio N.V., a Dutch real estate investment company, from mid-2005 through mid-2006 and, prior to that, as Chief Financial Officer of Getronics N.V., a Netherlands based information and communication technology service provider, from 1988 to 2003. Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a copy of the press release issued by priceline.com on November 6, 2007.
In connection with consulting services provided to Booking.com B.V. during 2007, Mr. Docter has earned Euro 124,000 through September 30, 2007.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release issued by priceline.com on November 6, 2007.
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.
Dated: November 6, 2007