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): June 8, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
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111 N. Canal Street, Suite 850
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|Common Stock, $0.01 par value||PBPB|| |
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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.
Susan Chapman-Hughes, a member of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Potbelly Corporation (Potbelly), the Chair of the Compensation Committee of the Board and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, and Dan Ginsberg, the Chairman of the Board and the Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, resigned from the Board effective as of June 8, 2020 and June 9, 2020, respectively. Ms. Chapman-Hughes and Mr. Ginsberg each indicated that her or his resignation is not related to any disagreement with Potbelly or with Potbellys operations, policies, or practices. Effective upon Ms. Chapman-Hughes and Mr. Ginsbergs resignation as directors, the size of Potbellys Board was reduced from ten to eight directors. As Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, Mr. Joe Boehm will serve as Lead Director of the Board until such time the Board appoints a new Chair.
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, 2020||Potbelly Corporation|
|By:||/s/ Matthew Revord|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer|