SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 31, 2015
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This Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A amends the Current Report on Form 8-K, filed on April 1, 2015 (the Prior Report) by Sysco Corporation (the Company or Sysco). In accordance with Instruction 2 to Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, the Prior Report omitted the information called for in Item 5.02(c) with respect to the material terms of Joel T. Grades compensation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, beginning on September 1, 2015, which was not available at the time. This Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A is filed solely to add the material terms of Mr. Grades compensation as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sysco. There are no substantive changes to the other discussions from the Prior Report, and such other discussions have not been updated for any subsequent events.
SECTION 5 CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
ITEM 5.02 DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On July 31, 2015, the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Sysco Board of Directors approved the compensation of Mr. Joel T. Grade in connection with his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, beginning on September 1, 2015. Effective August 30, 2015, Mr. Grades annual base salary will be increased to $625,000, and his annual incentive award opportunity for fiscal year 2016 will be targeted at 100% of his annual base salary. Mr. Grade will also continue to be eligible to participate in the Companys stock-based incentive plans and other benefit plans and arrangements available to Company officers and employees, as described in the Companys Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 8, 2014.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sysco Corporation has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: July 31, 2015||By:|
|Russell T. Libby|
|Executive Vice PresidentCorporate Affairs,|
Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
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