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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 25, 2019

 

COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Washington

 

0-20355

 

91-1223280

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File No.)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

999 Lake Drive

Issaquah, WA 98027

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 425-313-8100

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $.01 per share

 

COST

 

NASDAQ

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 


Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directions; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.

On November 25, 2019, John W. Meisenbach, who has been a member of the Board of Directors of Costco Wholesale Corporation for over thirty-six years, submitted a letter stating that he will not be standing for re-election as member of the Board when his current term expires, effective on commencement of the Company’s 2020 annual meeting. His decision is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices. The Company and its Board express their deepest gratitude to Mr. Meisenbach for his many years of dedicated service.

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SIGNATURE

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, on November 27, 2019.

COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION

     

By:

 

/s/ Richard A. Galanti

 

Richard A. Galanti

 

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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