Hooker Furniture 8-K 2009
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): August 19, 2009
HOOKER FURNITURE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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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 August 20, 2009, Hooker Furniture Corporation (the “Company”) announced that R. Gary Armbrister, Chief Accounting Officer, will be leaving the Company effective September 8, 2009. E. Larry Ryder, Executive Vice President – Finance and Administration, will assume the additional role of Chief Accounting Officer on that date.
“Gary has been a trusted and important member of our management team over the past ten years,” said Ryder. “He has made many valuable contributions to our Company, and we all wish him well in his future endeavors.”
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: August 20, 2009