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): February 4, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 940-5305
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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 February 4, 2013, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Saks Incorporated (the Company) appointed Myron E. Ullman, III to the Board to serve a term expiring at the Companys next Annual Meeting of Shareholders, at which time he is expected to be nominated for approval by the Companys shareholders. Mr. Ullman has also been appointed to the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees of the Companys Board. Mr. Ullman will receive compensation for his Board service consistent with the compensation received by the Companys other non-employee directors, prorated from the commencement of his service on the Board.
Mr. Ullman is an independent director as defined under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Companys Director Independence Additional Standards. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Ullman and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Ullman was selected as a director. Since the beginning of the Companys last fiscal year, Mr. Ullman has had no direct or indirect interest in any transaction to which the Company was a party.
On February 4, 2013, the Company issued the attached press release, which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
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.