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 (Date of earliest event reported): March 18, 2020
EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3535 Harbor Blvd., Suite 100, Costa Mesa, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (714) 599-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Title of each class
Name of each exchange of which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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 ☐
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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
Hector Muñoz, our Chief Marketing Officer, left the Company’s employment effective March 18, 2020 to pursue other opportunities. The company’s Marketing Department will be led by President and CEO Bernard Acoca until a successor CMO is named.
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.
Date: March 24, 2020 EL POLLO LOCO HOLDINGS, INC.
/s/ Laurance Roberts
Chief Financial Officer