FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2018--
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE:PIR) today announced that Donna Noce Colaco
has joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer
Officer, effective December 3, 2018.
Pursuant to the terms of her employment, on December 3, 2018, Ms. Colaco
received a one-time award of restricted stock having a value of
$600,000. The award consists of 384,615 shares, based on the 30-day
trailing average of the closing price of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. common
stock as of December 3, 2018. The shares will vest in equal annual
installments on the second and third anniversaries of the grant date,
subject to Ms. Colaco’s continued employment with the Company. These
shares have been granted in reliance on the employment inducement
exception to shareholder approval provided under New York Stock Exchange
Listing Rule 303A.08.
The award to Ms. Colaco contains “double-trigger” provisions that will
cause the shares to vest following a change in control of the Company if
the awards are not assumed or equitably converted by the successor
company, or if assumed or equitably converted and Ms. Colaco’s
employment is terminated without “cause” or she resigns for “good
reason” (as such terms are defined in the Restricted Stock Award
Agreement dated December 3, 2018 between Ms. Colaco and the Company)
within one year of the change in control.
About Pier 1
Pier 1 Imports is proud to offer
one-of-a-kind-gotta-have-it-seriously-love-it products that help our
customers tell their stories through home décor. Over the past 50 years
we’ve grown from a single store to an omni-channel retailer reaching the
whole of North America. Our customers shop us online and in store, and
interact with us on social media. From the launch of our Pier 1 PICKS to
our world renowned Papasan, we bring uniqueness and fun to the world of
home décor. We are the perfect place for all your versions of “This is
me.” To get inspired or simply get to know us a little better, visit pier1.com.
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