Vail Resorts 8-K 2008
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): October 6, 2008
Vail Resorts, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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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.
Effective October 6, 2008, Vail Resorts, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Mark Schoppet, Vice President and Controller, as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer. He will remain the Company’s Controller as part of his Chief Accounting Officer role.
Mr. Schoppet, age 49, joined the Company as Vice President and Controller in November 2005. Before joining the Company, Mr. Schoppet was an independent consultant to the Company since 2004. Mr. Schoppet was Managing Partner of the Little Rock, Arkansas office of Arthur Andersen LLP from 1994 to 2002 and was an independent consultant to Arthur Andersen LLP from 2002 to 2004. Mr. Schoppet joined Arthur Andersen LLP in 1981 and has more than 20 years of public accounting experience.
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.