Bebe stores 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
September 22, 2010
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
bebe stores, inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(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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Base Salary and Bonus Target
On September 16, 2010, the Compensation Committee (the Compensation Committee) of the Board of Directors of bebe stores, inc. (the Company) approved an increase to the base salaries of Mr. Walter Parks, the Companys Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, from $450,000 to $500,000, Ms. Susan Powers, the Companys Senior Vice President, Stores, from $350,000 to $360,500 and Mr. Lawrence Smith, the Companys Senior Vice President, General Counsel, from $250,000 to $275,000, effective as of September 5, 2010. Further, the Compensation Committee has approved an increase of the Annual Incentive Plan target for Mr. Walter Parks, from 60% to 80% of his base salary for the fiscal year 2011.
On September 16, 2010, the Compensation Committee also approved grants of equity awards to the Companys named executive officers listed below, to be granted pursuant to the Companys 1997 Stock Plan, as amended (the 1997 Plan). The following table sets forth the equity awards to such executive officers.
(1) The Option becomes exercisable at the rate of 20% on the first anniversary from date of grant, 20% on the second anniversary, and 30% on each of the third and fourth anniversaries from date of grant.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.