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EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE, DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 - RS Legacy Corpd415473dex991.htm





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): September 25, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-05571   75-1047710

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

300 RadioShack Circle, Mail Stop CF4-101

Fort Worth, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (817) 415-3700



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Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management

Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) announced today that its Board of Directors and Mr. James F. Gooch had agreed that Mr. Gooch would step down from his position as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company, effective immediately.

In the interim, Mr. Dorvin Lively, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the role as acting CEO, working under the Board’s oversight. Information with respect to Mr. Lively’s background and qualifications is set forth in Item 5.02 of the Company’s current report on Form 8-K filed on August 15, 2011, which disclosure is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits



Exhibit No.     
99.1    Press Release, dated September 26, 2012, “CEO Jim Gooch to Step Down; Dorvin Lively Named Interim CEO”


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 thereunto duly authorized this 25th day of September, 2012.


RadioShack Corporation
By:   /s/ Dorvin D. Lively


Dorvin D. Lively
Executive Vice President – Acting Chief

    Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer

    and Chief Administrative Officer

    (principal financial officer)



Exhibit No.


Description of Exhibit

99.1    Press Release, dated September 26, 2012, “CEO Jim Gooch to Step Down; Dorvin Lively Named Interim CEO”