Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2011
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Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 12, 2011, Sara Lee Corporation announced that Christopher J. Fraleigh, an Executive Vice President of Sara Lee and Chief Executive Officer, North America, resigned from the company on September 9, 2011 to pursue other opportunities. The company has commenced a search for Mr. Fraleigh's successor. In the interim, Sara Lee's Chief Executive Officer, Marcel Smits, will also assume responsibilities for leading the North American business, and Fraleigh will be available to Smits during this transition.
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.