Form 8-K





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) January 1, 2017



Wingstop Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-37425   47-3494862

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

5501 LBJ Freeway, 5th Floor,
Dallas, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (972) 686-6500

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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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.

(d) On January 3, 2017, Wingstop Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), upon recommendation by the Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, elected Lynn Crump-Caine to serve as an independent Class II director of the Company, effective January 1, 2017. Ms. Crump-Caine has also been appointed to serve on the Company’s Compensation Committee, effective January 1, 2017.

Ms. Crump-Caine will be entitled to receive compensation under the Company’s Compensation Program for Non-Employee Independent Directors (the “Director Compensation Program”), including a grant of restricted stock. In addition, Ms. Crump-Caine will also enter into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement with directors.

A copy of the Company’s press release announcing Ms. Crump-Caine’s appointment is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


99.1    Press release, dated January 3, 2017.


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 thereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 3, 2017



/s/ Darryl Marsch

  Darryl Marsch
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary



Exhibit Number



99.1    Press Release, dated January 3, 2017.