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): November 6, 2012
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of||(Commission File||(IRS Employer|
|Incorporation or Organization)||Number)||Identification No.)|
|309 E. Paces Ferry Road, N.E.|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 231-0011
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On November 6, 2012, the Board of Directors of Aaron’s, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Ronald W. Allen, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, to also serve as the Chairman of the Board.
Ray M. Robinson will continue to serve as the independent Lead Director of the Board.
Filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 is the Company’s press release dated November 7, 2012 with respect to Mr. Allen’s election to the Chairman office.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|99.1||Aaron’s, Inc. press release dated November 7, 2012, announcing the election of Mr. Allen as Chairman of the Board.|
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.
|By:||/s/ Gilbert L. Danielson|
|Gilbert L. Danielson|
|Executive Vice President,|
|Date: November 9, 2012||Chief Financial Officer|