SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 20, 2012
Limited Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
(d) On September 20, 2012, Dr. E. Gordon Gee and Michael G. Morris were each appointed to the Board of Directors of Limited Brands, Inc. (the “Company”). With the appointment of Dr. Gee and Mr. Morris, the Company’s Board now consists of twelve directors.
Dr. Gee and Mr. Morris have not been named to any committees of the Board at this time. The Board has determined that Mr. Morris is independent in accordance with the applicable New York Stock Exchange standards and the Company’s corporate governance guidelines.
Dr. Gee and Mr. Morris will each receive compensation as a director in accordance with the Company’s director compensation practices described in the Company’s Annual Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 12, 2012.
A copy of the press release announcing Dr. Gee’s and Mr. Morris’ appointment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.