8K_Director Change 8.2015
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): August 6, 2015
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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 August 6, 2015, David L. Kolb, a director of Aaron’s, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of his retirement from the Company’s Board of Directors, effective August 6, 2015, and on August 10, 2015, Brian R. Kahn, a director of the Company, notified the Company of his resignation from the Company’s Board of Directors, effective August 10, 2015.
On August 6, 2015, the Board of Directors appointed Curt Doman to the Board of Directors. Mr. Doman will serve as a director of the Company until the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders in 2016 and until his successor is elected and qualified or until his earlier resignation, removal from office or death. Mr. Doman is the founder and currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the Company’s Progressive business. In connection with his service on the Board of Directors, Mr. Doman will enter into an Indemnification Agreement with the Company, a form of which was previously filed as Exhibit 10.2 to the Company’s Form 8-K filed on May 14, 2014.
The resignations of Messrs. Kolb and Kahn did not result from any disagreement with the Company on any matter.
The Company issued a press release, dated August 11, 2015, relating to these matters, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press release dated August 11, 2015.
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.
/s/ Gilbert L. Danielson
Date: August 11, 2015
Gilbert L. Danielson
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer