|Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
|Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2018
BURLINGTON STORES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant As Specified In Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2006 Route 130 North
Burlington, New Jersey 08016
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) Effective as of October 1, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Burlington Stores, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Jessica Rodriguez as a Class II member of the Board, which class will stand for re-election at the 2021 annual meeting of the Company's stockholders. Ms. Rodriguez was also appointed to serve as a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Ms. Rodriguez will participate in the standard independent, non-management director compensation arrangements for fiscal 2018 described in the proxy statement for the Company’s 2018 annual meeting of stockholders under the caption entitled "Director Compensation." There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Rodriguez and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Rodriguez was selected as a director. There are no transactions in which Ms. Rodriguez has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The public announcement regarding the election of Ms. Rodriguez was made by means of a press release on October 1, 2018, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
Item 9.01Financial 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.
BURLINGTON STORES, INC.
/s/ Robert L. LaPenta, Jr.
Robert L. LaPenta, Jr.
Vice President and Treasurer
Date: October 1, 2018