Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST) 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 November 20, 2019, the Board of Directors of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Anthony E. Hull as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company effective January 2, 2020 (the “Start Date”). Mr. Hull will receive an annual base salary of $550,000 and a grant of 250,000 shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Stock Grant”) on January 15, 2020 to the Company’s 2016 Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”), which will vest as follows: (a) 34% of the Stock Grant will vest on the first anniversary of the Start Date, (b) 33% of the Stock Grant will vest on the second anniversary of the Start Date and (c) 33% of the Stock Grant will vest on the third anniversary of the Start Date. Mr. Hull will participate in the Company’s Executive Bonus Plan with a bonus target percentile of 100% of his annual base salary. Mr. Hull will be eligible to participate in the Carrols Corporation Deferred Compensation Plan and the Company’s health and welfare benefit plans. The Company will reimburse Mr. Hull for moving expenses to relocate to the Syracuse, NY area and expenses of up to $25,000 in the first year and up to $10,000 in any subsequent year for trips by Mr. Hull and his spouse to visit family.
Mr. Hull, age 61, served as Senior Advisor from November 2018 until March 2019, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from July 2006 until November 2018 and performed the functions of Chief Accounting Officer from December 2007 until February 2008 of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY) (“Realogy”), a leading and integrated provider of real estate services in the U.S. Mr. Hull also served as Executive Vice President, Finance of Cendant Corporation (“Cendant”), a diversified holding company, from October 2003 until Realogy’s separation from Cendant in July 2006. From January 1996 to September 2003, Mr. Hull served as Chief Financial Officer for DreamWorks, a diversified entertainment company. From 1994 until 1995, Mr. Hull served as Chief Financial Officer of King World Productions, Inc., a NYSE listed television syndication and production company. From 1990 to 1994, Mr. Hull worked in various capacities for Paramount Communications, a diversified entertainment and publishing company. From 1984 to 1990, Mr. Hull worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley.
Mr. Hull does not have any other relationships with the Company that would be required to be reported to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
On January 2, 2020, Timothy J. LaLonde will resign as the Company’s Interim Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Interim Treasurer. Mr. LaLonde has agreed to remain with the Company in a transitionary role for a period of time after January 2, 2020.
On November 25, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Hull as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, the entire text of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
|99.1||Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Press Release, dated November 25, 2019|
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About Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAST)
Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company conducts all of its operations through its direct and indirect subsidiaries. The Company operates in the hamburger category of the quick-service restaurant segment of the restaurant industry. The Company is a Burger King franchisee in the United States and operates its restaurants under the Burger King trade name. The Company owns and operates approximately 705 Burger King restaurants located in over 20 Northeastern, Midwestern and Southeastern states, such as Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. Burger King restaurants feature the Whopper sandwich, as well as a range of hamburgers, chicken and other sandwiches, French fries, salads, breakfast items, hot dogs, snacks, smoothies, frappes and other offerings. Its subsidiaries include Carrols LLC and Carrols Corporation.