SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 9, 2015
The New York Times Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|620 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York||10018|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 556-1234
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(e) Certain executives of The New York Times Company (the Company), including the named executive officers, are eligible to participate in The New York Times Company Deferred Executive Compensation Plan (the DEC). On October 9, 2015, the Companys ERISA Management Committee, pursuant to authority delegated to it by the Compensation Committee of the Companys Board of Directors, determined to freeze the DEC, effective December 31, 2015. Accordingly, no new deferrals may be made under the DEC after December 31, 2015. Amounts previously deferred will remain deferred and may be re-deferred in accordance with the DEC.
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.
|THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPANY|
Date: October 13, 2015
|By:||/s/ Kenneth A. Richieri|
|Kenneth A. Richieri|
Executive Vice President and