Ross Stores 8-K 2009
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.
(b) (c) On December 4, 2009, Ross Stores, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing officer promotions, including the following executive officers: Barbara Rentler, to the position of President and Chief Merchandising Officer of Ross Dress for Less; Michael B. OSullivan, to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer; and James S. Fassio, to the position of President and Chief Development Officer. Ms. Rentler and Messrs. OSullivan and Fassio will continue to report to Michael Balmuth, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, who will discontinue using the title of President in connection with these promotions. The full text of the Companys press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: December 7, 2009