Form 8-K BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY For: Dec 19
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 19, 2017
BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
200 Talcott Avenue South
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 673-8000
(Former name or former address, 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|
(d) On December 19, 2017, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. (the Company) appointed Ms. Julie Atkinson as a member of the Board effective immediately. The Board increased the size of the Board from eleven to twelve members and appointed Ms. Atkinson to fill the vacancy.
Ms. Atkinson, age 44, has served as Senior Vice President, Global Digital at Tory Burch since February 2017. Prior to joining Tory Burch, Ms. Atkinson served in various leadership roles at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., most recently as Senior Vice President, Global Digital from November 2014 to January 2017 and as Vice President of Global Online Distribution from September 2012 until November 2014. Prior to joining Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Ms. Atkinson held multiple roles at Travelocity including marketing, operations and revenue. Ms. Atkinson received her BA in Political Science and English from Amherst College.
Ms. Atkinson will serve as a Class II director, which class will stand for re-election at the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders. Ms. Atkinson will not serve on any of the Boards standing committees at this time. There are no agreements or understandings between Ms. Atkinson and any other person pursuant to which she was appointed to the Board and there are no transactions between Ms. Atkinson and the Company that would be required to be reported under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
In connection with her service on the Board, Ms. Atkinson will participate in the Companys director compensation program as set forth in the Companys 2017 Proxy Statement, including receiving a pro-rated equity award for the current annual period. In addition, Ms. Atkinson and the Company have entered into an indemnification agreement on the same terms as the Company has previously entered into with its other directors, a form of which has been previously filed as Exhibit 10.15 to the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2017.
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.
|BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC.|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Date: December 20, 2017