KOHLS CORPORATION 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 26, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (262) 703-7000
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:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On August 26, 2009, Kohls Corporation (the Company) Board of Directors announced that Kevin Mansell has been named Chairman of the Board effective September 1, 2009. Mr. Mansell will also continue to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer. With Mr. Mansells appointment, Larry Montgomery will retire from his position as Chairman of the Board effective September 1, 2009, but will continue to be employed by the Company and serve on the Board of Directors until January 30, 2010. Mr. Montgomery has agreed to provide additional transition assistance following retirement. The press release announcing this succession is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Kohls has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 26, 2009
By: /s/ Richard D. Schepp
Richard D. Schepp
Executive Vice President
General Counsel and Secretary