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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2020

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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 February 4, 2020, Macy’s, Inc. (“Macy’s” or the “Company”) announced that John T. Harper, 60, has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Harper will be responsible for overseeing Macy’s stores, supply chain and technology operations. Mr. Harper has served as Macy’s Chief Stores Officer since September 2017 and previously served as president of store operations from May 2009.
Mr. Harper has more than 35 years of experience at Macy’s and its predecessor companies. Prior to being named president of store operations, Mr. Harper held various roles throughout the Company, including president of Macy’s Home Store, vice chairman of Macy’s Midwest and chairman of Hecht’s. Mr. Harper began his career at Kaufmann’s in 1983.
The Compensation and Management Development (CMD) Committee of the Macy’s Board of Directors approved a compensation package for Mr. Harper comprised of 1) annual base salary of $850,000; 2) annual target incentive opportunity of 100% of base salary under the Senior Executive Incentive Compensation Plan; 3) a target annual equity grant with a grant date fair value of $1,800,000 under the 2018 Equity and Incentive Compensation Plan to be made in March 2020; and 4) a sign-on cash payment of $500,000 payable upon appointment, subject to a 2-year repayment agreement.
Item 9.01.         Financial Statements and Exhibits.
                 (d)      Exhibits
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Macy’s, Inc.


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: February 4, 2020

By:/s/ Elisa D. Garcia                                          
      Name: Elisa D. Garcia
      Title: Chief Legal Officer and Secretary