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 9, 2018
CHUY’S HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
1623 Toomey Rd.
Austin, Texas 78704
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (512) 473-2783
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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 9, 2018, the Board of Directors of Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Steve Hislop as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hislop will also continue as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hislop replaces John Zapp as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Zapp resigned from the Board on May 9, 2018. Mr. Zapp’s resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
On May 9, 2018, the Board appointed Jon Howie, the Company’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as a member of the Board to fill the existing vacancy.
In connection with Mr. Hislop’s appointment as Chairman, the Board intends to appoint a lead independent director in the near future.
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.
CHUY’S HOLDINGS, INC.
/s/ Jon W. Howie
Jon W. Howie
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: May 10, 2018