SARA LEE CORPORATION
SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFIT PLAN
(As Amended and Restated Effective July 1, 1995)
SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION
1.1. PLAN. SARA LEE CORPORATION SUPPLEMENTAL BENEFIT PLAN (the "Plan") is maintained by
SARA LEE CORPORATION, a Maryland corporation (the "Corporation") for the benefit of eligible employees
of the Corporation and those subsidiaries and affiliates of the Corporation which are designated by the
Corporation as participating employers.
1.2. EFFECTIVE DATE AND PLAN YEAR. The Plan was established as of July 1, 1978. The effective date
of the amendment and restatement of the Plan as set forth herein is July 1, 1995. The "Plan Year" shall mean the
period beginning each July 1, and ending the next following June 30.
1.3. EMPLOYERS. The Corporation and each other SLC Controlled Group Member which has been
designated by the Corporation as a participating employer is referred to herein as an "Employer" and may be
referred to collectively as the "Employers." An "SLC Controlled Group Member" means the Corporation and any
affiliated or related corporation which is a member of a controlled group of corporations (within the meaning of
Section 1563(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended ("Code") determined without regard to
Sections 1563(a)(4) and 1563(e)(3)(C)) which includes the Corporation or any trade or business (whether or
not incorporated), which is under the common control with the Corporation (within the meaning of Section 414
(c) of the Code).
1.4. PURPOSE. The Plan has been established to supplement the retirement benefits provided by the Sara Lee
Corporation Employee Stock Ownership Plan (the "ESOP"), the Sara Lee Corporation Consolidated Pension
and Retirement Plan (the "Consolidated Plan") and each other defined benefit pension maintained by an Employer
which is listed as a Covered Plan in Exhibit A to the Plan that is intended to satisfy the requirements for
Section 401(a) of the Code (such plans are referred to herein collectively as