Wal-Mart 8-K 2005
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
January 6, 2005
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
702 S.W. 8th Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72716
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code:
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 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
(d) On January 6, 2005, the Board of Directors of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Wal-Mart) appointed Douglas N. Daft to serve on its Board of Directors, effective January 6, 2005. In addition, Mr. Daft was appointed to the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board of Directors. There is no arrangement or understanding pursuant to which Mr. Daft was selected as a director, and there are no related party transactions between Wal-Mart and Mr. Daft that are reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Dafts appointment is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: January 10, 2005
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