Ross Stores 8-K 2007
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
Date of report (date of earliest event
ROSS STORES, INC.
4440 Rosewood Drive, Pleasanton,
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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 November 20, 2007, Mr. John W. Froman was appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of Ross Stores, Inc. (the Company), with an initial term expiring at the Companys 2010 Annual Stockholders Meeting. Mr. Froman was also named to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Companys Board of Directors. Mr. Froman is an independent director under the listing standards of the Marketplace Rules of the NASDAQ Stock Market.
Mr. Froman will receive cash compensation and will be granted stock options for his services on the Board of Directors and the applicable committees in accordance with the Companys Standard Fee Arrangements and Stock Option Grant Formula for non-employee directors.
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Fromans appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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: November 21, 2007