Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 17, 2014



Zumiez Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Washington   000-51300   91-1040022

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

4001 204th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (425) 551-1500



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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.

(b) Resignation of President and General Merchandising Manager

On March 17, 2014, Lynn Kilbourne, President and General Merchandising Manager of Zumiez Inc. (the “Company”), gave notice of her decision to leave the Company effective as of April 18, 2014. The Company thanks Ms. Kilbourne for her 10 years of outstanding service to the Company and wishes her the best on her decision to pursue other opportunities.

The Company plans on fulfilling Ms. Kilbourne’s responsibilities from inside the Company with a new senior vice president/general merchandising manager position, a new senior vice president/strategy and business development position and other appropriate internal organizational changes.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: March 21, 2014    By:   

/s/ Richard M. Brooks

      Richard M. Brooks
      Chief Executive Officer