Ross Stores 8-K 2015
UNITED STATES 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):
January 21, 2015
ROSS STORES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
5130 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, California 94568
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
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ROSS STORES, INC. 5130 Hacienda Drive, Dublin, California 94568 (925) 965-4400
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) On January 21, 2015 and effective that same day, Mr. Stephen D. Milligan was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of Ross Stores, Inc. (the “Company”), to fill a newly created seat, with an initial term expiring at the Company’s 2015 Annual Stockholders Meeting. It is anticipated that Mr. Milligan will be named to one or more committees of the Board in conjunction with the upcoming Annual Stockholders Meeting in May. Mr. Milligan is an independent director under the corporate governance requirements of the Marketplace Rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Mr. Milligan will receive cash compensation and will be granted restricted stock for his services on the Board of Directors and any applicable committees, in accordance with the Company’s standard fee arrangements and as approved by the Compensation Committee.
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Milligan’s election 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: January 23, 2015
ROSS STORES, INC.
By: /s/J. Call
Executive Vice President, Finance and Legal and