Form Of Severance Agreement Sample Contracts

Form of Severance Agreement for Senior Vice Presidents (October 14th, 2008)

This Severance Agreement is effective this day of October, 2008, by and between , (Employee) and Family Dollar Stores, Inc., and its successors, subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, the Company).

Form of Severance Agreement for Executive Vice Presidents (October 14th, 2008)

This Severance Agreement is effective this day of October, 2008, by and between , (Employee) and Family Dollar Stores, Inc., and its successors, subsidiaries and affiliated companies (collectively, the Company).

Lorillard Inc – Form of Severance Agreement (July 10th, 2008)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated July , 2008, is made by and between Lorillard, Inc. Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the Company), and (the Executive).

Form of Severance Agreement (June 27th, 2008)

WHEREAS, the Executive possesses an intimate knowledge of the business and affairs of the Company, its policies, methods, personnel and plans for the future and has acquired contacts of considerable value to the Company; and

Form of Severance Agreement (June 27th, 2008)

WHEREAS, the Executive possesses an intimate knowledge of the business and affairs of the Company, its policies, methods, personnel and plans for the future and has acquired contacts of considerable value to the Company; and

Form of Severance Agreement (June 27th, 2008)

WHEREAS, the Executive is currently serving as [President and Chief Executive Officer] [an Executive Vice President] [a Senior Vice President] of the Company;

Form of Severance Agreement (April 15th, 2008)

THIS SEVERANCE AGREEMENT (the Agreement), dated as of February 13, 2008, is made by and between Chill Acquisition, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and [ ] (Executive).

Celebrate Express – Celebrate Express, Inc. Form of Severance Agreement (April 11th, 2008)

This Severance Agreement (the Agreement) is dated as of MARCH 13, 2008 by and between DENNIS EVERHART, KRISTOPHER GALVIN and LISA TUTTLE (Employee) and Celebrate Express, Inc., a Washington corporation (the Company).

[Form of Letter Agreement Amending Energy East Management Corporation Form of Severance Agreement for Executive Officers Who Do Not Have Employment Agreements] [Energy East Letterhead] (February 29th, 2008)

As you are aware, in 2004 a new Section 409A was added to the Internal Revenue Code by the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (the "Act"). The Act has made significant changes in the tax law as it is applied to executive compensation. In late September of 2005 the Internal Revenue Service published proposed regulations relating to compliance with the Act. As a "key employee" under the Act, if severance payments are made to you after termination from employment under the terms of your current Severance Agreement with Energy East Management Corporation (the "Company") dated ("Agreement") such payments must be made in compliance with the Act or an excise tax equal to 20% plus interest penalties (payable by you) will be imposed on all such payments.

Form of Severance Agreement (October 31st, 2007)

WHEREAS, the Company considers it essential to the best interests of its shareholders to foster the continued employment of key management personnel; and

Form of Severance Agreement (September 21st, 2007)

WHEREAS, the Executive is currently employed by the Company and has throughout his period of employment rendered valuable service to the Company; and

Form of Severance Agreement (September 12th, 2007)

This Severance Agreement (the Agreement) is made as of August 6, 2007, between The Talbots, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together with its subsidiaries, the Company) and [NAME] (the Executive). This Agreement sets forth the agreement of the parties relating to the severance arrangements for the Executive under certain circumstances. Capitalized terms used in this Agreement are defined in Section 8 hereof.

Orient-Express Hotels – [Form of Severance Agreement With Paul M. White as Amended July 25, 2007] SEVERANCE AGREEMENT (July 31st, 2007)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated December 1, 2006, is made by and between ORIENT-EXPRESS HOTELS LTD., a Bermuda company (the Company), and Paul M. White (the Executive).

Form of Severance Agreement (June 11th, 2007)

This Severance Agreement (the Agreement) is made and entered into as of (the Effective Date), by and between Jamba Juice Company, a California corporation (the Company), and (the Employee). Capitalized terms used in this Agreement shall have the meanings set forth in Section 3 below.

Severance Agreement (April 4th, 2007)

This SEVERANCE AGREEMENT (the Agreement) is executed on April 2, 2007 and is effective as of the date set forth in Section 17 (the Effective Date), between Ryder System, Inc., a Florida corporation (the Company), and (the Executive).

Form of Severance Agreement Amendment (December 13th, 2006)

This Amendment (this Amendment) is entered into as of the Effective Date by and between Alberto-Culver Company, a Delaware corporation (the Company) and (the Executive) and shall be deemed to be effective on the date the last party signs this Amendment (the Effective Date).

Sally Beauty Holdings – Form of Severance Agreement (November 22nd, 2006)

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into as of November 16, 2006 (the Effective Date) by and between Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and (the Executive).

Form of Severance Agreement (July 25th, 2006)

THIS SEVERANCE AGREEMENT (the Agreement), is made and entered into this day of 2006, by and between Hanesbrands Inc., a Maryland corporation (the Company ) and (Executive).

Form of Severance Agreement Amendment (June 22nd, 2006)

This Amendment (this Amendment) is entered into as of the Effective Date by and between Alberto-Culver Company, a Delaware corporation (the Company) and (the Executive) and shall be deemed to be effective on the date the last party signs this Amendment (the Effective Date).

Form of Severance Agreement Amendment (June 22nd, 2006)

This Amendment (this Amendment) is entered into as of the Effective Date by and between Alberto-Culver Company, a Delaware corporation (the Company) and (the Executive) and shall be deemed to be effective on the date the last party signs this Amendment (the Effective Date).

Form of Severance Agreement (May 3rd, 2006)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated May 1, 2006, is made by and between PIEDMONT NATURAL GAS COMPANY, INC., a North Carolina corporation (the Company), and (the Executive).

Acuity Brands, Inc. Severance Agreement (April 27th, 2006)

THIS AGREEMENT (the Agreement), made and entered into as of this 21st day of April, 2006, by and between ACUITY BRANDS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and _______________ (the Executive).

ENERY EAST MANAGEMENT CORPORATION FORM OF SEVERANCE AGREEMENT for Executive Officers of the Company That Do Not Have Employment Agreements (March 1st, 2006)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated ___________, 20__, is made by and between ENERGY EAST MANAGEMENT CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and _____________________ (the "Executive").

Hughes Supply Inc – Form of Severance Agreement (October 21st, 2005)

THIS SEVERANCE AGREEMENT (as hereinafter defined, this Agreement) is made and entered into this ___day of October, 2005, by and between ____________________(as hereinafter defined, the Executive) and HUGHES SUPPLY, INC., a Florida corporation (as hereinafter defined, the Company).

Contract (August 9th, 2005)

EXHIBIT 10.1 FORM OF SEVERANCE AGREEMENT THIS SEVERANCE AGREEMENT ("Agreement") is effective as of July 25, 2005, and is made by and between United Natural Foods, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and _______________ ("Employee"). For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, including without limitation the Employee's willingness to continue his employment with the Company and the other obligations of the parties hereunder, the parties hereby agree as follows: 1. The following terms shall have the following definitions: (a) the term "Act" shall mean the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended to date. (b) the term "Affiliate" shall mean any corporation which is a subsidiary of the Company within the definition of "subsidiary corporation" under Section 424(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. (c) the term "Cause" shall mean (i) conviction of Employee of a felony or crim

Form of Severance Agreement (June 17th, 2005)

WHEREAS, the Executive possesses an intimate knowledge of the business and affairs of the Company, its policies, methods, personnel and plans for the future and has acquired contacts of considerable value to the Company; and

Form of Severance Agreement (March 16th, 2005)

Aon Corporation has entered into the following Severance Agreement with eleven senior executives, including four of the named executive officers (David P. Bolger, Donald C. Ingram, Dennis L. Mahoney and Dick P.M. Verbeek) to be listed in the proxy statement for the 2005 annual meeting of stockholders and one named executive officer (Michael D. O'Halleran) listed in the proxy statement for the 2004 annual meeting of stockholders. The individual Severance Agreements are identical to the form of Severance Agreement, with the exception of the name of the Executive party to the Agreement and in the case of Messrs. Mahoney and Verbeek, who are not U.S. executives, the agreements will be modified to comply with local tax and other laws.

Town & Country Trust – Contract (February 8th, 2005)

EXHIBIT 10.1 FORM OF SEVERANCE AGREEMENT 1. Recitals (a) This Severance Agreement ("Agreement") is between The Town and Country Trust (the "Company") and ____________ (the "Executive") and is effective as of January ___, 2005. (b) The address of the Company is 300 East Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. The address of the Executive is_______________________________. (c) The Executive is currently employed by the Company in the capacity of ___________________ and the Executive is one of the key executives of the Company. (d) In consideration of the mutual promises contained herein and other good and valuable consideration, the Executive and the Company have entered into this Agreement. 2. Term of Agreement The Term of this Agreement shall commence on the date hereof and continue until December 31, 2007; provided, however, that commencing on January 1, 2006 and each January 1st thereafter, the above-referenced date and the Term of this

Hilltop Holdings – Form of Severance Agreement (February 11th, 2004)
Hilltop Holdings – Form of Severance Agreement (February 9th, 2004)
Palm – Palm, Inc. Form of Severance Agreement for Executive Officers (October 11th, 2002)

This Agreement is made by and between Palm, Inc. (the Company), and you, NAME as of (the Effective Date). For purposes of this Agreement, the Company shall include any parent or subsidiary of the Company, unless the context clearly requires otherwise.

Form of Severance Agreements (March 29th, 2002)

This Agreement is made the day of , 2002, by and between CONSTELLATION ENERGY GROUP, INC. (the Company) and [ ] (the Executive), and is effective as of [ , 2002].

Form of Severance Agreement (March 22nd, 2002)

WHEREAS, the Company considers the establishment and maintenance of a sound and vital management to be essential to protecting and enhancing the best interests of the Company and its stockholders; and

Protosource Corp – Mutual Severance Agreement (November 9th, 1999)
Form of Severance Agreement (March 24th, 1998)