SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 8, 2017
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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.|
(c) Appointment of New Presidents
On March 24, 2017, Zumiez Inc. (the Company) announced the appointment of Mr. Troy R. Brown to the position President North America and Mr. Adam C. Ellis to the position President International. The appointments were effective March 8, 2017. Mr. Brown and Mr. Ellis will continue to report to Rick Brooks, the Companys Chief Executive Officer, who will remain responsible for the Companys success in its overall global business operations and global strategies.
Troy Brown, age 54, has been appointed to the position President North America and will have full responsibility for the sales and operational profitability of the Companys U.S. and Canadian operations as well as the successful execution of the Companys strategies for the North American teams under his oversight. The transition of the reporting of North America functional teams will take place over an approximate 12 month period. Mr. Brown previously served as the Companys Executive Vice President of Ecommerce and Omni-channel since August 2012. From October 2008 through July 2012, he served as the Senior Vice President of Ecommerce.
Adam Ellis, age 42, has been appointed to the position President International and will have full responsibility for the sales and operational profitability of the Companys operations outside of North America, including the operations of Blue Tomato and Fast Times as well as the successful execution of the Companys strategies for the teams under his oversight. Mr. Ellis previously served as the Companys Senior Vice President of Global Retail and Business Development since March 2014. From March 2012 through March 2014, he served as the Vice President of Real Estate and Global and before that he served in various roles within the Companys Real Estate department since July 2005 when he joined the Company. Mr. Ellis has also been the Managing Director of Blue Tomato since February 2017. Mr. Ellis obtained a M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts from Otterbein College.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: March 24, 2017||By:|
|Richard M. Brooks|
|Chief Executive Officer|