SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 26, 2005
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|Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
2005 Actions Under Incentive Compensation Plans
On April 26, 2005, the Compensation and Organization Committee of the Board of Directors of the registrant (the Committee) established corporate performance objectives for the 20052008 Award Period under the registrants Executive Strategic Incentive Plan I (the ESI Plan). The objectives consist of specific Cash Flow Return on Gross Capital and Earnings Per Share growth targets, weighted equally. The actual amount of the awards paid will depend upon the achievement of these objectives and the individual participants personal performance. Awards with respect to the 2005-2008 Award Period of the ESI Plan are expressed in the form of cash and will be paid in cash to approximately 90 key employees, including each of the registrants officers, during 2009. Past awards that are still outstanding, while paid in cash, are expressed in the form of Phantom Share Unites and include appreciation or depreciation in the value of the registrants common share as one measure of the payout. The ESI Plan is filed as Exhibit 10(t) to the registrants Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2002.
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.
|Date: April 29, 2005||/s/ R. H. Fearon|
|R. H. Fearon|
|Executive Vice President -
Chief Financial and Planning Officer