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): April 20, 2015
THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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 April 20, 2015, Bernard Cammarata, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The TJX Companies, Inc. (TJX), notified the Board of his decision to retire from the Board, effective as of the 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on June 11, 2015. After his retirement from the Board, Mr. Cammarata will remain with the Company in an advisory role as Founder and Executive Advisor. The Board intends to elect Carol Meyrowitz, Chief Executive Officer and a director of TJX, to the additional position of Chairman upon Mr. Cammaratas retirement. A copy of the related press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
The information included above in Item 5.02 is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release of The TJX Companies, Inc. dated April 22, 2015|
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.
|THE TJX COMPANIES, INC.|
|Executive Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel|
Dated: April 22, 2015
|99.1||Press Release of The TJX Companies, Inc. dated April 22, 2015|