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): December 30, 2011
THE GYMBOREE CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
500 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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:
(b) On December 30, 2011, Jeffrey P. Harris submitted his resignation from his position as Chief Financial Officer of The Gymboree Corporation (the Company) effective January 20, 2012. Mr. Harris is resigning in order to pursue other opportunities.
(c) Lynda G. Gustafson, the Companys Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer, has been appointed as the Companys principal financial officer on an interim basis effective January 23, 2012. In connection with Ms. Gustafsons appointment, her annual base salary has been increased by $50,000 (to $300,000 on an annualized basis) for so long as she continues to serve as an interim principal financial officer. For further information regarding Ms. Gustafson, please refer to the relevant portions of the sections titled Management, Executive Compensation and Certain Relationships and Related Party Transactions of the Companys prospectus dated June 14, 2011 (Registration No. 333-174262) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 14, 2011, which are 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.