Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 23, 2019
The Simply Good Foods Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
 incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

1225 17th Street, Suite 1000
Denver, CO 80202
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 633-2840

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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, par value $0.01 per share
Nasdaq Capital Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  x
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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 July 23, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The Simply Good Foods Company (the “Company”), pursuant to the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of the Company and the Amended and Restated Bylaws of the Company, approved an increase of the size of the Board from ten directors to eleven directors, and appointed James White to serve as a Class I director on the Board. The Board also appointed Mr. White to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.
As compensation for his service on the Board, Mr. White will receive the Company’s standard compensation for non-employee directors, including a pro-rated annual equity award. There are no understandings or arrangements with any person pursuant to which Mr. White was selected as a director, and Mr. White is not party to any related party transaction required to be reported pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The Board considered the independence of Mr. White under Nasdaq listing standards and concluded that he is an independent director under the applicable Nasdaq standards.

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.

July 24, 2019
/s/ Todd E. Cunfer
Todd E. Cunfer
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer)