ValueVision Media 8-K 2010
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ValueVision Media, Inc.
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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.
Mr. G. Robert Ayd, age 61, was appointed President of the Company, effective February 1, 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer at QVC (U.S.) from 2006 to 2008; he also served as Senior Vice President, Design Development & Global Sourcing and Brand Development from 2005 to 2006, and Senior Vice President of Jewelry and Fashion from 2000 to 2004. Mr. Ayd began his career at Macy’s in 1975 as a buyer of handbags, bodywear and footwear, launching a 20-year tenure that included promotion to numerous executive leadership positions, culminating with Senior Vice President in Women's Sportswear. Mr. Ayd was an independent consultant from 2008-2009. A copy of the press release announcing the appointment is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference.
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.