SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 28, 2021
BRANDS HOLDINGS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
South Church Street, Suite 700
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value||DRVN||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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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 March 28, 2021, Robby Edmiston, Chief Accounting Officer of Driven Brands Holdings Inc. (the “Company”), informed the Company of his intent to resign from his position, effective April 16, 2021. Mr. Edmiston’s resignation is not the result of any disagreement regarding the Company’s financial reporting or accounting policies, procedures, estimates or judgments. Tiffany Mason, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Company’s interim principal accounting officer through the conclusion of the search process for a successor to Mr. Edmiston.
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.
DRIVEN BRANDS HOLDINGS INC.
|Date: April 1, 2021||By:||
/s/ Scott O’Melia
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary