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): October 30, 2018
RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
6312 S. Fiddler’s Green Circle, Suite 200N
Greenwood Village, Colorado
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 846-6000
(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
(c) Appointment of Dave Hansen as Chief Accounting Officer
On October 30, 2018, the Board of Directors of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Dave Hansen, 44, to serve as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. Mr. Hansen has served as the Vice President, Controller of the Company since March 2017 and prior to that served as the Company’s Director of Corporate Accounting since August 2013.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Hansen and any other persons, pursuant to which he was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer, no family relationships among any of the Company’s directors or executive officers and Mr. Hansen, and he has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
In connection with the appointment to his new position, Mr. Hansen’s annual base salary will be increased to $240,000 effective October 22, 2018. He will continue to be eligible to participate in the Annual Corporate Bonus Plan and to receive an annual Long-Term Incentive grant at the Vice President level in each case at the same target levels, subject to adjustment to reflect his new base salary on a prorated basis.
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.
RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS, INC.
Date: November 1, 2018
By: /s/ Michael L. Kaplan
Name: Michael L. Kaplan
Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer