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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 12, 2012

 

 

WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Virginia   001-16769   11-6040273

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

11 Madison Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, New York   10010
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 589-2700

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

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:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On November 12, 2012, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that David A. Burwick, the Company’s President, North America, will be leaving the Company effective December 31, 2012 to serve as Chief Executive Officer and President of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Inc. No successor has yet been named by the Company.

Attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 is a press release issued by the Company on November 12, 2012 announcing Mr. Burwick’s resignation.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

  (d) Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated November 12, 2012.

 

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SIGNATURE

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.

 

  WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
DATED: November 12, 2012   By:  

/s/ Jeffrey A. Fiarman

  Name:   Jeffrey A. Fiarman
  Title:   Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

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Exhibit Index

 

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99.1    Press Release dated November 12, 2012.