Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2012
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
The Hillshire Brands Company
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[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
On and effective October 25, 2012, the Board of Directors of The Hillshire Brands Company (Hillshire Brands) approved amendments (the Amendments) to the Bylaws of Hillshire Brands. Following is a summary of the Amendments:
The foregoing is a summary of the Amendments. This summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Bylaws, as amended and restated and filed as Exhibit 3(b) attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Hillshire Brands held its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders on October 25, 2012. A total of 102,159,021 shares of Hillshire Brands common stock, or 83.7% of our outstanding shares of common stock, were represented at the annual meeting in person or by proxy. The final results for each of the matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the annual meeting are as follows:
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3(b) Amended and Restated Bylaws, dated October 25, 2012.
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.