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): January 14, 2019
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
305 Hartmann Drive, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip code)
(Registrants 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.
On January 14, 2019, the Company issued the press release that is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and that is incorporated by reference into this Item, announcing that the Board of Directors (the Board) of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., a Tennessee corporation (the Company) had elected Carl T. Berquist, effective as of January 14, 2019, to serve as a director until the Companys next annual meeting of shareholders. Pursuant thereto and to the Companys Amended and Restated Bylaws and in accordance with its Amended and Restated Charter, the Board increased the size of the Board from nine to ten members, effective with Mr. Berquists appointment. Mr. Berquist has not yet been appointed to any committees of the Board.
Mr. Berquist will receive compensation as an outside director generally in accordance with the Companys outside director compensation practices described in the Companys proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 4, 2018. The initial annual retainer and equity grant to be received by Mr. Berquist will be prorated for his period of service during the year in which he was elected to the Board.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Berquist, on the one hand, and any other persons, on the other hand, pursuant to which Mr. Berquist was selected as a director of the Company. Mr. Berquist has no family relationships with any of the Companys directors or executive officers. Mr. Berquist has not been a party to any transactions that would be required to be reported under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K in this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01.|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: January 14, 2019||CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Jill M. Golder|
|Name:||Jill M. Golder|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|