Costco Wholesale 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
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 28, 2010
COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
999 Lake Drive
Issaquah, WA 98027
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 425-313-8100
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
(c) On January 28, 2010, the Companys Board of Directors appointed Craig Jelinek as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Jelinek previously was Executive Vice President in charge of merchandising, a position he has held since 2004. He spent the previous twenty years in various positions in the Companys warehouse operations. It is anticipated that Mr. Jelinek will become a member of the Board of Directors. Compensation arrangements with respect to Mr. Jelineks new position have not yet been determined.
(c) Exhibits. The following exhibit is included in this report:
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, on February 1, 2010.