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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) Ms. Doniel N. Sutton has been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of Ross Stores, Inc. (the “Company”), her election to be effective March 11, 2021, with an initial term expiring at the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Ms. Sutton
is an independent director under the corporate governance requirements of the Listing Rules of the NASDAQ Stock Market. She has not yet been named to any committees of the Board of Directors; it is anticipated that committee assignments will be determined following the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Ms. Sutton will receive cash compensation and will be granted restricted stock for her services on the Board of Directors and any applicable committees, in accordance with the Company’s standard fee arrangements and as approved by the Compensation Committee.
information furnished with this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.