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): March 7, 2017
LANDS' END, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
1 Lands’ End Lane
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (608) 935-9341
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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.
On March 7, 2017, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Lands’ End, Inc. (the "Company") elected Robert A. Bowman to the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Bowman, 61, is President of Business and Media of Major League Baseball and Chief Executive Officer of Major League Baseball Advanced Media, the Internet and interactive media unit of Major League Baseball. Mr. Bowman will hold office until the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders of the Company, or until his successor is duly elected and qualified. Mr. Bowman will serve as a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Related Party Relationships Committee and the Technology Committee of the Board. The Board has determined that Mr. Bowman meets the standards of independence under the Company's Corporate Governance Guidelines and the applicable NASDAQ listing rules. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Bowman and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as a director. In addition, there are no transactions in which Mr. Bowman has an interest that are required to be disclosed under Item 404(a) of SEC Regulation S-K. Mr. Bowman will be compensated for his service on the Board in the same manner as the Company's other non-employee directors.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
LANDS' END, INC.
Date: March 8, 2017
By: /s/ Dorian R. Williams
Name: Dorian R. Williams
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel and