CHRISTOPHER Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective March 12, 2018, in connection with Ms. Jones’ commencement of employment, Ms. Jones was granted two “employee inducement awards” (as defined in New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) Rule 303A.08) as follows:
An employment inducement award, consisting of a non-qualified stock option to purchase 500,000 shares of the Company’s Common Stock at an exercise price of $1.03, which option shall vest approximately 1/36th each month, if Ms. Jones remains employed through each of the vesting dates; and
An employment inducement award, consisting of a grant of 250,000 shares of time-based restricted stock of the Company’s Common Stock, which shall vest approximately 1/36th each month, if Ms. Jones remains employed through each of the vesting dates.
In each case, vesting under these stock awards will be accelerated in the event of a change in control, as defined in the applicable stock option agreement and time-based restricted stock agreement.
The foregoing summary of the stock awards is qualified in its entirety by reference to the non-qualified stock option agreement and time-based restricted stock agreement, copies of which are filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K/A and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
A press release, dated March 13, 2018, announcing Ms. Jones’ “employee inducement awards” to the NYSE Rule is attached to Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K/A and is incorporated herein by reference.
CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORP ExhibitEX-10.1 2 exhibt_10x1xnqsoagreementj.htm EXHIBIT 10.1 Exhibit Exhibit 10.1STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT(Non-Qualified Stock Option)Name of Employee:Keri L. Jones Date of Grant:March 12,…To view the full exhibit click
About CHRISTOPHER & BANKS CORPORATION (NYSE:CBK)
Christopher & Banks Corporation is a national specialty retailer featuring private-brand women’s apparel and accessories. The Company offers its customers an assortment of clothing for everyday needs. Its merchandise assortments include designs of women’s apparel, generally consisting of casual clothing, everyday basics, wear-to-work, leisure/active wear, and sleepwear in missy, petite and women sizes. The Company also offers a selection of jewelry and accessories, including footwear. The Company operates in the Retail Operations segment, which includes the operation of its retail stores, outlet stores, online and mobile. The Retail Operations segment includes activities generated by the Company’s retail store locations (Missy Petite Women (MPW), Outlet stores, Christopher & Banks (CB), and C.J. Banks (CJ)), as well as the e-commerce business. Its merchandise is developed for women of all sizes, age 40 and older.