Tractor Supply Company (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   June 14, 2007

Tractor Supply Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 000-23314 13-3139732
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
200 Powell Place, Brentwood, Tennessee   37027
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (615) 366-4600

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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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.

(a) Appointment of Director. On June 14, 2007, the Company's Board of Directors appointed John Adams as a new director. Mr. Adams will serve a term ending on the date of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in May 2008.

Mr. Adams is a seasoned retail executive who has broad and diverse experience in the retail auto parts and food industries. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for AutoZone, Inc. from 1997 until his retirement in 2001. He currently serves as a director for WD-40 Company and previously served on the boards of Beverly Enterprises and Keebler Food Company.

Jim Wright, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "John has proven success in building a leading niche retailer and this experience will be a perfect fit for Tractor Supply Company. We welcome John to our Board and are confident that his insight and industry expertise will be valuable assets as we continue to build the business."

Mr. Adams commented, "I am excited about this opportunity to leverage my previous experience leading a specialty retailer through significant growth periods. I look forward to contributing to Tractor Supply Company as it enters the next phase of its growth and enhances its position as the leading retailer serving the rural lifestyle."

With this appointment, the Company’s 11-member board of directors is comprised of nine independent directors. Mr. Adams will also serve on the Board's nominating committee.

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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.

    Tractor Supply Company
June 14, 2007   By:   Joel A. Cherry
        Name: Joel A. Cherry
        Title: Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary