Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. appointed Frances P. Philip to to its board.

The appointment fills the vacancy created by the board's decision to fix the authorized number of directors at 10 following the approval at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of an amendment to the company's bylaws to increase the authorized number of directors to a minimum of six and a maximum of 10. Philip was designated a Class I director of the Board and will stand for re-election at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Philip was also appointed to serve on the Company's Nominating & Governance and Compensation Committees.

Philip was employed in various executive positions with L.L. Bean, Inc. from 1994 to 2011, eventually becoming chief merchandising officer and a non-voting member of the board of directors. She is currently a director of Vera Bradley, Inc., a leading designer, producer and multi-channel retailer of accessories for women, where she chairs the nominating & governance committee and is a member of the compensation committee; A.T. Cross Company, a maker of fine writing instruments, where she is a member of the nominating & governance committee; and Crane & Co., Inc., an international paper manufacturer, where she is a member of the nominating & governance and compensation committees.