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): April 20, 2006
GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrants as specified in their charters)
|(State or other jurisdiction
||(Commission File Number)
300 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On April 20, 2006, each of GNC Corporation (GNC) and General Nutrition Centers, Inc.
(Centers, and together with GNC, the Company) entered into indemnification
agreements (each, an Indemnification Agreement) with the following additional directors
and senior officers of the Company and its subsidiaries: (a) Laurence M. Berg, director; (b)
Michael S. Cohen, director; (c) Alan Schlesinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising
Officer; (d) Mark L. Weintrub, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary; and (e)
Darryl Green, Senior Vice President, Domestic Franchising. Each Indemnification Agreement is
effective as of the date of appointment for each director or senior officer.
Pursuant to the terms of each of the Indemnification Agreements, each director and senior
officer is entitled to be indemnified to the maximum extent permitted by law if he is or is
threatened to be made a party to a proceeding by reason of his status as a director or officer or
the Company or its subsidiaries. As a matter of corporate policy, both GNC and Centers have
previously executed indemnification agreements with all other directors of the Company and all
other officers of the Company and its subsidiaries in the position of Senior Vice President and
A copy of the form of Indemnification Agreement for GNC is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and
incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the form of Indemnification Agreement for Centers is
attached hereto as Exhibit 10.2 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
||Form of Indemnification Agreement for directors and senior officers of GNC
||Form of Indemnification Agreement for directors and senior officers of General
Nutrition Centers, Inc.