M Macy`s

Filed: 24 Mar 21, 8:00pm




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): March 24, 2021



(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)





(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)


151 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10001

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(212) 494-1621

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


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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, $.01 par value per share


New York Stock Exchange


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


Emerging growth company





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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 March 24, 2021, David P. Abney notified the Chairman of Macy’s, Inc. (“Macy’s” or the “Company”) that he intends not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors of the Company at the annual meeting of Macy’s shareholders to be held on May 21, 2021.  Mr. Abney will remain a director until the annual meeting.  Mr. Abney’s decision not to stand for re-election does not arise from any disagreement with management on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.


Joyce Roché, age 74, will retire from the Board of Directors as of the annual meeting on May 21, 2021 in accordance with the Company’s director retirement policy.  Ms. Roché has served as a director of Macy’s since 2006.


The Board of Directors has approved reduction of the size of the Board from 12 to ten members effective as of the annual meeting on May 21, 2021.


Item 5.03.Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On March 25, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company approved an amendment to the Amended and Restated By-Laws of the Company to change the principal executive offices of the Company, for purposes of the proxy access By-Law, to 151 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10001.


A copy of the Amended and Restated By-Laws as currently in effect with all amendments is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1.

Item 9.01.         Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d)      Exhibits




Amended and Restated By-Laws of Macy’s, Inc.






Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL Document)







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.









Dated:  March 25, 2021



/s/ Elisa D. Garcia 




Elisa D. Garcia




Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary