Industry News 8/24/2012

EMP: Zumiez CFO Marc Stolzman Resigns

Zumiez CFO Marc Stolzman Resigns

On August 20, 2012, Marc Stolzman, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Zumiez Inc. (the “Company”), gave notice of his decision to leave the Company effective as of a transition date to be determined but no later than September 14, 2012 to pursue other opportunities.

Effective as of August 23, 2012, the Company appointed Christopher Work as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer and acting Corporate Secretary. Mr. Work had served as the Company’s Vice President, Controller.

Christopher Work, age 33, has been employed with the Company since October 2007, where he last served as Vice President, Controller. From September 2002 to October 2007 Mr. Work was an employee of Ernst & Young LLP, obtaining the level of Manager.

Mr. Work received a Master of Professional Accounting from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Accountancy from Western Washington University. Mr. Work is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Washington.

In connection with Mr. Work’s promotion, his annual base salary will be increased to $210,000. Mr. Work will also participate in the Company’s short-term cash based incentive program and will be eligible to receive annual grants of equity, consistent with the Company’s long term equity based incentive program.

Zumiez filed this notice with the SEC on August 23, 2012.