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Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 13, 2020
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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.
On May 13, 2020, Bernard R. Colpitts, Jr. resigned as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of GameStop Corp. (the “Company”), effective May 15, 2020 for personal reasons. Mr. Colpitts’s resignation was not because of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, including accounting principles and practices.
James A. Bell, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will assume the responsibilities of the principal accounting officer of the Company effective upon Mr. Colpitts’s resignation. Mr. Bell’s biographical information is set forth in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Stockholders, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2020, and such information is incorporated herein by reference. No family relationships exist between Mr. Bell and any of the Company’s directors or other executive officers. There are no arrangements between Mr. Bell and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Bell was selected as an officer, nor are there any transactions to which the Company is or was a participant and in which Mr. Bell has a material interest subject to disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Bell will not receive any adjustment to his salary or any additional compensation in connection with his assumption of the responsibilities of the principal accounting officer of the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 19, 2020
|By:||/s/ James A. Bell|
|Name: James A. Bell|
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer