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): August 27, 2014
VERA BRADLEY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
12420 Stonebridge Road,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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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.
Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 27, 2014, the Compensation Committee of Vera Bradley, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an increase in the annual base salary of Kevin Sierks, the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, to $400,000 per year, effective as of September 7, 2014.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Vera Bradley, Inc.
Date: September 3, 2014
/s/ Anastacia S. Knapper
Anastacia S. Knapper
Senior Vice President – General Counsel & Corporate Secretary