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): March 31, 2015
(Exact Name of Issuer as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
5310 Maryland Way
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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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|
Election of Directors
On March 31, 2015, Kirklands, Inc. (the Company) elected Jeffery Carl Owen to the Companys board of directors. This increased the board of directors from eight to nine members.
Mr. Owen, retired, most recently served as the Senior Vice President, Operations of Dollar General, a chain of variety stores, from 2011 to 2014. Prior to his appointment as Senior Vice President, Operations, Mr. Owen served as the Vice President, Operations of Dollar General from 2006 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:||April 6, 2015||Name:||W. Michael Madden|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|