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): January 29, 2016
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)
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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 January 29, 2016, as it had previously indicated on October 7, 2015, The TJX Companies, Inc. (the Company) Board of Directors (the Board) elected Ernie Herrman, 55, to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Carol Meyrowitz to the position of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, each effective January 31, 2016. Mr. Herrman also will continue as President of the Company and a member of the Board of Directors. Ms. Meyrowitz has been Chairman of the Board since June 2015 and Chief Executive Officer since January 2007.
The information regarding the business experience and background of Mr. Herrman is incorporated by reference to the information set forth in the section titled Executive Officers of the Registrant in the Companys annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2015, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on March 31, 2015. Information regarding Mr. Herrmans compensation arrangements with the Company is incorporated by reference to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on October 7, 2015.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Herrman and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. There are no transactions involving Mr. Herrman requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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
Dated: February 1, 2016