WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549-1004




Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934



April 18, 2019


(Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported))





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)












(State or other jurisdiction of




(IRS Employer



File Number)


Identification Number)




One La-Z-Boy Drive, Monroe, Michigan






(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (734) 242-1444









(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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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.


(b)  On April 18, 2019, J. Douglas Collier, Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer and President International, informed La-Z-Boy Incorporated (the “Company”) of his intent to retire from the Company, effective June 22, 2019.


Item 7.01  Regulation FD Disclosure


A copy of the Company’s press release announcing Mr. Collier’s retirement is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K. Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.



Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)        The following exhibits are furnished as part of this report:















News Release Dated April 24, 2019





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.
















Date: April 24, 2019





BY: /s/ Lindsay A. Barnes






Lindsay A. Barnes
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief
Accounting Officer