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 24, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|
(e) At the Potbelly Corporation ( the Company) annual meeting of shareholders held on May 24, 2018, the Companys shareholders approved the Amended and Restated Potbelly Corporation 2013 Long-Term Incentive Plan (LTIP), to, among other things, increase the number of shares available for issuance under the LTIP to a total number of 3,500,000. Pursuant to the LTIP, the Company may grant awards to any officer, director, employee, consultant, independent contractor or agent of the Company and/or a related company, and persons who are expected to become an officer, director, employee, consultant, independent contractor or agent of the Company or a related company.
A more complete description of the LTIP is contained in the Companys Proxy Statement, dated April 17, 2018 (the Proxy Statement), as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission), under the heading PROPOSAL 3 APPROVAL OF AMENDED AND RESTATED POTBELLY CORPORATION 2013 LONG-TERM INCENTIVE PLAN, which is incorporated by reference. The description of the LTIP set forth in the Proxy Statement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the LTIP, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 5.03||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.|
On May 24, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Company approved an amendment and restatement (the Amendment) to the Companys bylaws (the By-Laws), effective as of the same date. The Amendment modified the provisions of Article IV, Section 5 of the By-Laws to provide that the Companys directors may be removed without cause. The change followed the expiration of the classification of the Companys Board of Directors effective as of the Companys 2018 annual meeting of shareholders on May 24, 2018.
The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Amendment, which is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|3.1||Amended and Restated By-Laws of Potbelly Corporation|
|10.1||Amended and Restated Potbelly Corporation 2013 Long-Term Incentive Plan|
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: June 12, 2018||Potbelly Corporation|
|By:||/s/ Matthew Revord|
|Title:||Chief Legal Officer|