New York 8-K 2012
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 28, 2012
NEW YORK & COMPANY, INC.
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.
(c) On June 28, 2012, New York & Company, Inc. announced the appointment of Laura Weil, 55, to the role of Chief Operating Officer effective June 28, 2012. Ms. Weil joins New York & Company following a successful career in retail and investment banking spanning more than 25 years. Ms. Weils extensive experience includes financial and operational roles with an emphasis on womens specialty apparel retail. Prior to joining New York & Company, Ms. Weil was Chief Executive Officer of Ashley Stewart, a fashion apparel and accessory retailer for women, from 2008 to 2011. Before that, Ms. Weil served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President of Ann Taylor Corporation. From 1995 to 2005, Ms. Weil spent ten years as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of American Eagle Outfitters. Ms. Weil has held various consulting positions throughout her career and began her career at Lehman Brothers as a corporate finance analyst.
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.