Brenda Barnes Stepping Down from Sara Lee

Aug. 9, 2010
The board of directors of Sara Lee Corp. announced that Brenda C. Barnes will step down permanently from the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer so she can continue to focus on improving her health.

Sara Lee Corp. has revealed that Brenda Barnes will step down permanently from the positions of Chairman and CEO so she can continue to focus on improving her health. In addition, the company announced that Barnes has resigned from Sara Lee’s board of directors and will not stand for re-election at the company’s 2010 annual stockholders meeting in October. Barnes had been on medical leave since May 14, 2010 after suffering a stroke.

Read more about Barnes' departure on Sara Lee's website.

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