report (Date of earliest event reported): February 25, 2011
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Item 5.02: Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On February 25, 2011, Coach, Inc. issued a press release announcing that Michael F. Devine, III, will retire as Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer after nearly 10 years with the company. In order to facilitate a smooth transition, Mr. Devine will not retire until August 2011. The company is commencing a search for his successor.
All information in the press release is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to liability under that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
(c) Exhibits. The following exhibit is being furnished herewith:
99.1 Text of Press Release, dated February 25, 2011
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.