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): March 12, 2019
J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
6501 Legacy Drive
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (972) 431-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(c) On March 12, 2019, the Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Michael Fung, 68, as Interim Controller of the Company, effective April 1, 2019, in addition to his current position as Interim Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of the Company. As previously disclosed, Mr. Fung served as Interim Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Neiman Marcus Group from November 2016 until June 2017. Mr. Fung also served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at 99 Cents Only Stores LLC from June 2015 until November 2015 and served as its Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer from January 2013 until September 2013. Mr. Fung was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wal-Mart U.S. from 2006 to February 2012, with which he served in positions of increasing responsibility since 2001. Mr. Fung is a director of Franklin Covey Co. and Floor & Décor Holdings, Inc.
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.
J. C. PENNEY COMPANY, INC.
/s/ Brandy L. Treadway
Brandy L. Treadway
Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Date: March 18, 2019