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: October 2, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
8000 NE Parkway Drive, Suite 350
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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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 October 2, 2018, Mark Hutchens tendered his resignation from his position as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), effective on December 3, 2018, in order to pursue other interests. Mr. Hutchens also resigned from all other positions he held with the Company and its affiliates.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
As stated in its press release dated August 1, 2018 announcing the Company’s results for the second quarter of 2018 and including the “2018 Financial Outlook”, the Company is reaffirming its guidance for the 2018 fiscal year, including full-year system-wide comparable store sales expected to decline low single digits and Adjusted EBITDA of at least $20 million. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report and is incorporated by reference herein. Adjusted EBITDA is a non-GAAP measure. For a reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to GAAP net income (loss) and discussion of why the Company considers Adjusted EBITDA to be a useful measure, see the financial tables accompanying the incorporated press release and the paragraph therein entitled “Non-GAAP Financial Measures.” For a discussion of the forward-looking statements included in the Company’s guidance for the 2018 fiscal year, see the incorporated press release and the paragraph therein entitled “Forward-looking Statements.”
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed with this report:
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.
PAPA MURPHY’S HOLDINGS, INC.
/s/ Nik Rupp
Name: Nik Rupp
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Date: October 9, 2018