Washington, D.C. 20549
 Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2017
 Chico’s FAS, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
11215 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip code)
(239) 277-6200
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
                 (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
Donna M. Colaco, Brand President - White House Black Market (“WHBM”), will be leaving Chico’s FAS, Inc. (the “Company”) effective January 31, 2018. The Company extends its appreciation to Ms. Colaco for her contributions.
Upon execution and non-revocation of a Separation Agreement and Release with the Company (the "Release"), Ms. Colaco will be entitled to severance benefits under the Company’s Officer Severance Plan, as described in the Company’s 2017 proxy statement. Ms. Colaco will also receive accelerated vesting of a time-based prorated portion of her non-vested restricted stock grants and, subject to the achievement of the applicable performance goals, a time-based prorated portion of her non-vested performance share unit grants, in each case effective upon execution and non-revocation of the Release. 
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On December 14, 2017, the Company announced that David Pastrana has been hired as Brand President - WHBM, effective January 10, 2018. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Exhibit 99.1

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.
Date: December 14, 2017
/s/ Todd E. Vogensen
Todd E. Vogensen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Corporate Secretary

Exhibit Number
Exhibit 99.1