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): January 5, 2018
NICHOLAS FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its Charter)
|British Columbia, Canada||0-26680||8736-3354|
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
2454 McMullen Booth Road, Building C
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, 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
On January 5, 2018, Kevin D. Bates informed Nicholas Financial, Inc. (the Company) that he will be resigning as a member of the Companys Board of Directors (the Board) effective as of January 8, 2018 (the Effective Date) to focus all of his efforts on the day to day operations of the business in his continuing role as the Companys Senior Vice President Branch Operations. Through his resignation, Mr. Bates accommodated the addition of Douglas Marohn, the Companys President and CEO, to the Board in light of NASDAQ director independence standards. On January 5, 2018, the Board elected Mr. Marohn to fill the Board vacancy left by Mr. Bates effective as of the Effective Date.
The statements contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 31E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements regarding the Companys expectations, hopes, beliefs, intentions, or strategies regarding the future, constitute forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based on information available to the Company on the date hereof and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement. Prospective investors should also consult the risks described from time to time in the Companys Reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K and Annual Reports to Shareholders.
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.
|NICHOLAS FINANCIAL, INC.|
|Date: January 9, 2018|
|Katie L. MacGillivary|
|Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|