BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of
Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory
Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 26, 2017, the board of directors of Buffalo Wild Wings,
Inc. (the Company) announced that Janice L. Fields and Sam B.
Rovit have been nominated to stand for election, joining Cynthia
L. Davis, Andre J. Fernandez, Harry A. Lawton, J. Oliver Maggard,
Jerry R. Rose, Harmit J. Singh and Sally J. Smith, as part of the
Companys slate of director nominees at the Companys 2017 Annual
Meeting of Shareholders (Annual Meeting). In addition, James M.
Damian and Michael P. Johnson have informed the Company of their
intention to retire from the Board, effective at the Annual
Meeting. Mr. Damian has served as a director since 2006 and had
previously served as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Johnson has
served as a director since 2006.
There are no disagreements between Mr. Damian or Mr. Johnson and
the Company relating to its operations, policies or practices
that resulted in their respective decision to retire.
Item 7.01.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On March 27, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing
the proposed changes in the composition of its board of directors
discussed in Item 5.02 above, the text of which is furnished as
Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The
information contained in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is being
furnished, and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section
18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the
Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under
Section 18. Furthermore, the information contained in this Item
7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be incorporated by
reference into our filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as
amended or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01.
Financial Statement and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit
Description
99.1
Press release dated March 27, 2017.
Important Information
The Company, its directors and certain of its executive officers
are participants in the solicitation of proxies from shareholders
in connection with the Annual Meeting. Information regarding the
names of the Companys directors and executive officers and their
respective interests in the company, by security holdings or
otherwise, is set forth in the annual report on Form 10-K for the
fiscal year ended December 25, 2016, filed with the SEC on
February 17, 2017. To the extent the Companys directors and
executive officers or their holdings of the Companys securities
have changed from the amounts disclosed in the proxy statement
for the Companys 2016 annual meeting of shareholders, to the
Companys knowledge, such changes have been reflected on initial
statements of beneficial ownership on Form 3 or statements of
change in ownership on Form 4 filed with the SEC.
The Company will file a proxy statement in connection with the
Annual Meeting. The proxy statement, any other relevant
documents, and other materials filed with the SEC concerning the
Company are (or will be, when filed) available free of charge at
http://www.sec.gov and http://ir.buffalowildwings.com.
Shareholders should read carefully the proxy statement and any
other relevant documents that the Company files with the SEC when
they become available before making any voting decision because
they contain important information.


About BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC. (NASDAQ:BWLD)

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. is the owner, operator and franchisor of restaurants. As of December 25, 2016, the Company’s made-to-order menu items included 16 sauces and five seasonings, ranging from Sweet BBQ to Blazin. The Company’s restaurants offer 20 to 40 domestic and imported beers on tap, including craft brews, and a selection of bottled beers, wines and liquor. As of December 25, 2016, the Company had company-owned or franchised restaurants in all 50 states and two Canadian provinces. Its franchised restaurants also operate in Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Panama and the United Arab Emirates. The Company operates Buffalo Wild Wings, R Taco and PizzaRev restaurants, as well as sells Buffalo Wild Wings and R Taco restaurant franchises. In addition to traditional and boneless chicken wings, the Company’s menu features a range of food items, including sharables, hamburgers, sandwiches, wraps, Buffalito soft tacos, and salads.

BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC. (NASDAQ:BWLD) Recent Trading Information

BUFFALO WILD WINGS, INC. (NASDAQ:BWLD) closed its last trading session down -3.00 at 145.25 with 400,561 shares trading hands.

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