New York 8-K 2012
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 13, 2012
NEW YORK & COMPANY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
450 West 33rd Street
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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.
(d) On March 13, 2012, the Companys board of directors elected James O. Egan, 63, to be a member of the Companys board of directors, bringing the Companys board from 12 members to 13. Mr. Egan was also elected to be a member of the boards audit committee. Mr. Egan will receive compensation in accordance with the Companys standard compensation arrangements for non-employee directors, which are described in the Companys Proxy Statement for fiscal year 2010, as filed on May 11, 2011 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A press release announcing the appointment was issued on March 16, 2012, and is attached as Exhibit No. 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.