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): July 29, 2020
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
3000 Olympus Blvd
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
Name of exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.10 par value
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Item 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers
On July 29, 2020, Frances L. Allen and Alex G. Macedo were appointed to the Board of Directors of Brinker International, Inc.. As of this date, Ms. Allen and Mr. Macedo have not been assigned to any of the Committees of the Board of Directors.
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.,
a Delaware corporation
Dated: July 30, 2020
/s/ WYMAN T. ROBERTS
Wyman T. Roberts,
President and Chief Executive Officer
and President of Chili’s Grill & Bar
(Principal Executive Officer)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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(800) 775-7290 (972) 770-9040
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL ADDS FRANCES L. ALLEN AND ALEX G. MACEDO
TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
DALLAS, July 30, 2020 - Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), a recognized leader in casual dining, announces the appointment of Frances L. Allen and Alex G. Macedo to its Board of Directors.
Allen is an accomplished restaurant industry executive with deep expertise in brand strategy, operations, marketing and restaurant technology. She currently serves as chief executive officer of Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. Prior to this role, Allen was chief executive officer of Boston Market Corporation and during her career she’s held the positions of president at Jack in the Box, Inc., chief brand officer at Denny’s Corporation and chief marketing officer at Denny’s Corporation. Additionally, Allen previously served on the board of directors of MarineMax, Inc.
Macedo is a distinguished industry executive with deep business acumen and extensive restaurant operations experience and expertise. He most recently served as president of Tim Hortons. Prior to this role, Macedo led teams in several roles with Restaurant Brands International, Inc., including president of Burger King North America, senior vice president and general manager of Burger King, USA, and senior vice president and head of marketing of Burger King, USA. Macedo previously served on the board of directors of Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
"Frances and Alex bring valuable strategic thinking and experience to our board as a result of their successful restaurant brand leadership over the years," said Wyman Roberts, CEO and president of Brinker International, Inc. and president of Chili's Grill & Bar. "As we continue to innovate at Chili’s and Maggiano’s and provide our Guests with best-in-class food and service, Frances and Alex’s wealth of knowledge and experience in operations, marketing, food and service will help us to continue to lead the category and differentiate our brands."
Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies. Based in Dallas, Texas, as of March 25, 2020, Brinker owned, operated, or franchised 1,675 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1622 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy® (53 restaurants).