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

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   January 8, 2010

The Corporate Executive Board Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 000-24799 52-2056410
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
1919 North Lynn Street, Arlington, Virginia   22209
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   (571) 303-3000

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.

On January 8, 2010, the Compensation Committee of The Corporate Executive Board Company (the "Company") approved a Severance Program for its Corporate Leadership Team ("CLT Severance Program") for which all members of the Corporate Leadership Team other than the Chief Executive Officer may be eligible. To be eligible for the CLT Severance Program, an individual must have a title of Executive Director or above and be an active member of the Corporate Leadership Team with twelve months of consecutive service on that body. The Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer are eligible under the CLT Severance Program. The CLT Severance Program entitles eligible executives to certain benefits in the event that their employment is terminated by the Company without cause, including twelve months of base pay plus a pro rata target bonus for the year of termination and twelve months of health benefit coverage equivalent to what he/she was receiving immediately prior to termination. The preceding description of the terms of the CLT Severance Program is qualified in its entirety by reference to the form of the Severance Program – Corporate Leadership Team attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

The CLT Severance Program contains additional provisions that are intended to ensure that the CLT Severance Program complies with and will be administered in accordance with Section 409A of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 - Severance Program - Corporate Leadership Team


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.

    The Corporate Executive Board Company
January 14, 2010   By:   Richard S. Lindahl
        Name: Richard S. Lindahl
        Title: Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Severance Program - Corporate Leadership Team