Sherwin-Williams Company 8-K 2011
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): December 14, 2011
The Sherwin-Williams Company
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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On October 31, 2011, Gary E. McCullough resigned from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of the Board of Directors, of Career Education Corporation. Mr. McCullough also tendered his resignation from his position as a member of the Board of Directors of The Sherwin-Williams Company (Sherwin-Williams) in accordance with Sherwin-Williams Corporate Governance Guidelines, which require a director to tender his or her resignation upon a significant change in the directors employment. On December 14, 2011, the Board of Directors of Sherwin-Williams accepted Mr. McCulloughs resignation, effective immediately. Mr. McCullough did not resign on account of any disagreement on any matter relating to Sherwin-Williams operations, policies or practices.
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.