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): February 6, 2017
Chico’s FAS, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
11215 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s 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
Laurie Van Brunt, Brand President - Soma Intimates, will be retiring from Chico’s FAS, Inc. (the “Company”) effective March 31, 2017. The Company extends its appreciation to Ms. Van Brunt for her contributions and has initiated a search for her successor to lead the next stage of Soma’s growth and development.
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.
CHICO’S FAS, INC.
Date: February 6, 2017
/s/ Todd E. Vogensen
Todd E. Vogensen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary