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):

January 2, 2015



J.Crew Group, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Commission File Number: 333-175075


Delaware   22-2894486

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

770 Broadway

New York, NY 10003

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(212) 209-2500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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 2, 2015, Stuart C. Haselden resigned as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of J. Crew Group, Inc. (the “Company”) in order to pursue another opportunity. Mr. Haselden’s resignation will be effective on January 16, 2015. The Company intends to immediately commence a search for a new Chief Financial Officer. James S. Scully, Chief Operating Officer, will serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer. Joan M. Durkin will serve as Chief Accounting Officer.

Mr. Scully, age 49, has served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer since April 2013. Before that, he was Chief Administrative Officer since 2008 and was also Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2012.

Ms. Durkin, age 47, joined the Company in January 2013 as a Senior Vice President and leads the accounting, financial reporting, accounts payable, payroll, inventory control, sales audit, tax and internal audit functions for the Company. Before joining the Company, she was Chief Financial Officer of Loehmann’s from 2011 – 2013; and Vice President of Finance of Brown Shoe Company from 2009 to 2011.


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.


Date: January 7, 2015     By:  

/s/ James S. Scully

      James S. Scully
      Chief Operating Officer