SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): October 31, 2013
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
1000 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code) 516-683-6000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report) N/A
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Item 5.02, Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers;
On October 31, 2013, the Board of Directors of Lifetime Brands, Inc. (the Company) elected Dennis E. Reaves as a director of the Company. Mr. Reaves is expected to be named as a member of the Strategic Planning and the Nominating & Governance Committees of the Board of Directors. Mr. Reaves has 45 years of retail experience with more than 35 years in senior management positions in all facets of retail. He formerly was Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., where he had responsibility for $18 billion in sales volume. Mr. Reaves also has served as a senior consultant to leading retailers, such as Big Lots, Inc. and Gap, Inc., and to multinational consumer products companies, including Jarden Corporation.
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Reaves election is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated November 4, 2013|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Lifetime Brands, Inc.|
/s/ Laurence Winoker
|Senior Vice President Finance, Treasurer|
|and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: November 6, 2013