Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2012
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): June 5, 2012
Sara Lee Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
3500 Lacey Road, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (630) 598-6000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 5, 2012, Sara Lee Corporation (Sara Lee) announced that it intends to change its name to Hillshire Brands Company. Also on June 5, 2012, Sara Lee issued a press release announcing its strategy and key financial targets for fiscal year 2015 for its North American foods business. Copies of these press releases are attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively.
The information disclosed in this Item 7.01, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirement 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: June 5, 2012