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): March 14, 2012



Alico Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Florida   0-261   59-0906081

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

10070 Daniels Interstate Court Suite 100

Fort Myers, FL 33913

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (239) 226-2000



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Section 5    Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers: Election of Directors; Appointment of certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

On March 13, 2012, JD Alexander accepted an offer from the Alico Board of Directors to serve as the company’s full-time Chief Executive Officer and President, effective April 2, 2012.

As a result of his acceptance of this position, the Board of Directors has approved a new compensation package for Mr. Alexander. Under the terms of the compensation package, which is effective April 2, 2012, Mr. Alexander will receive an annual salary of $380,000 and he is eligible for a discretionary cash bonus to be determined by the Board of Directors on an annual basis. Mr. Alexander is also entitled to a reasonable housing allowance for six months and is eligible to participate in all employee benefit programs. Additionally, Mr. Alexander is eligible for the same Long Term Incentive Program as the other Named Executive Officers.

If his employment is terminated for any reason, he is entitled to payment of his base salary through the date of termination and a cash severance agreement in the amount of $190,000.


Section 9    Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)    Exhibits.
99.1    Alico, Inc. Press Release dated March 14, 2012.


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.

Date: March 14, 2012


/s/ W. Mark Humphrey

  W. Mark Humphrey
  Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer