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 21, 2015
VERA BRADLEY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
12420 Stonebridge Road,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
Karen Peters, Executive Vice President of Retail and Wholesale for Vera Bradley, Inc., has accepted another position and will be leaving the Company effective April 24, 2015.
C. Roddy Mann will take on the role of Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and in this role will oversee the Sales organization. Mr. Mann has been with the Company for nearly ten years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Operations and previously held a leadership role in the Sales organization. Mr. Mann will also continue to assist with marketing until a new Chief Marketing Officer is hired.
Ms. Peters will not receive a severance package since she voluntarily resigned.
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.
Vera Bradley, Inc.
Date: April 21, 2015
/s/ Anastacia S. Knapper
Anastacia S. Knapper
Senior Vice President, General Counsel