BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (NYSE:BDX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (NYSE:BDX) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02.

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

On August 10, 2018, Jeffrey W. Henderson was elected to the Board of Directors of Becton, Dickinson and Company (“BD”). Mr. Henderson will serve as a member of both the Audit Committee and the Compensation and Management Development Committee of the Board. BD’s Board of Directors has determined that Mr. Henderson is independent under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange and the independence guidelines contained in BD’s Corporate Governance Principles. Information regarding the compensation of the non-management members of BD’s Board of Directors is included under the caption “Non-Management Directors’ Compensation” in BD’s proxy statement relating to its 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. In connection with his appointment, Mr. Henderson will receive restricted stock units valued at $94,480, representing a prorated grant from the effective date of his election to BD's 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.


About BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (NYSE:BDX)

Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) is a global medical technology company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of a range of medical supplies, devices, laboratory equipment and diagnostic products. The Company operates through two segments: BD Medical and BD Life Sciences. The BD Medical segment produces an array of medical technologies and devices that are used to help improve healthcare delivery in a range of settings. BD Medical consists of various business units, including diabetes care, medication and procedural solutions, medication management solutions and pharmaceutical systems. The BD Life Sciences segment provides products for the safe collection and transport of diagnostics specimens, and instruments and reagent systems to detect a range of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections and cancers. The Company’s BD Life Sciences segment consists of various business units, including preanalytical systems, diagnostic systems and biosciences.

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