AT HOME GROUP INC. (NYSE:HOME) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On December 31, 2018, Becky K. Haislip, our Chief Accounting Officer, notified the Company of her intention to resign as the principal accounting officer of At Home Group Inc. (the “Company”) to pursue a new professional opportunity, effective January 25, 2019. Ms. Haislip’s resignation is not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
Upon the effectiveness of Ms. Haislip’s resignation, Jeffrey R. Knudson, our Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Company’s principal accounting officer in addition to continuing his role as our principal financial officer.
Mr. Knudson, age 44, has served as our Chief Financial Officer since September 28, 2018.Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Knudson served as Senior Vice President, Finance and Retail Controller for CVS Health Corporation from January 2012 to September 2018. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Finance and Accounting at CVS Caremark from July 2008 to December 2011, Director, Treasury/Mergers and Acquisitions at Limited Brands, Inc. from October 2006 to June 2008, and held various positions, including Director, Mergers and Acquisitions, at Express Scripts, Inc. from March 2001 to September 2006. Mr. Knudson began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and holds a B.S.B.A. in Accountancy from the University of San Diego.
No new compensatory arrangements will be entered into with Mr. Knudson in connection with his appointment as our principal accounting officer.
Mr. Knudson was not appointed as our principal accounting officer to any arrangement or understanding with any other person. Mr. Knudson does not have any family relationships with any executive officer or director of the Company. Mr. Knudson is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
About AT HOME GROUP INC. (NYSE:HOME)
At Home Group, Inc. is a home decor superstore. The Company is focused on providing a range of assortment of products for any room, in any style, for any budget. As of July 30, 2016, the Company offered over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) throughout its stores. As of July 30, 2016, the Company’s store base is consisted of 115 format stores across 29 states and 65 markets, averaging approximately 120,000 square feet per store.