SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2018
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Commission File Number: 001-36104
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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 May 14, 2018, Potbelly Corporation (the Company) announced that it is has entered into a First Amendment of Executive Employment Agreement (the Amendment) effective as of May 14, 2018, with Alan Johnson, its President and Chief Executive Officer. The Amendment modifies the terms of the Executive Employment Agreement (the Employment Agreement) dated November 29, 2018 entered into with Mr. Johnson. Pursuant to the Employment Agreement, Mr. Johnson was granted 78,125 restricted stock units and granted 200,401 non-qualified stock options (the Stock Options) on November 29, 2017. The Stock Options were originally issued at an exercise price of $12.80, the closing price of the Companys common stock on the grant date. Pursuant to the Amendment, effective May 14, 2018, Mr. Johnson and the Company agreed to increase the exercise price of the Stock Options to $14.08 per share, a 10% increase from the original exercise price.
The foregoing description of the Amendment is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the First Amendment of Executive Employment Agreement which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 5.02 in its entirety by reference. The Employment Agreement is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 1, 2017. The equity award was granted under the Amended and Restated Potbelly Corporation 2013 Long-Term Incentive Plan; which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 4, 2016.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|10.1||First Amendment of Executive Employment Agreement dated May 14, 2018, between Potbelly Corporation and Alan Johnson|
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: May 14, 2018||Potbelly Corporation|
|By:||/s/ Michael Coyne|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|