Explanatory Note: This Form 8-K/A further amends the Form 8-K previously filed on November 24, 2015 (previously amended by a Form 8-K/A filed on March 22, 2017), to provide updated information reported under Item 5.02(b).
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On January 7, 2019, Ross Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) and James S. Fassio, the Company’s President and Chief Development Officer (“CDO”), entered into a further amendment (the “Amendment”) to Mr. Fassio's Executive Employment Agreement dated November 19, 2015 (as previously amended on March 20, 2017), setting forth revised terms and timing relating to his planned retirement.
The Amendment extends the previous dates of employment, and contemplates that Mr. Fassio will continue to serve in his current position as President and CDO through January 31, 2020, and then cease to serve in that position and transition to the position of Senior Advisor from February 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021.
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 10, 2019
ROSS STORES, INC.
Group Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary