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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):  April 8, 2021


Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware  001-38070  27-3730271
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


2500 Windy Ridge Parkway SE

 Atlanta, Georgia

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)


(404) 471-1634

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

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


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which
Class A common stock, $0.001 par value per share FND New York Stock Exchange


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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 April 8, 2021, Floor & Decor Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that on April 8, 2021, the the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of the Company determined, effective as of April 15, 2021, to appoint William Giles to the Board.


Mr. Giles served as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President—Finance, Information Technology and Store Development, Customer Satisfaction for AutoZone, Inc. (“AutoZone”) (NYSE: AZO) from 2007 to 2020. He joined AutoZone in 2006 as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Finance. From 1991 to May 2006, he held several positions with Linens ‘n Things, Inc., a retailer of home textiles, housewares and decorative home accessories, most recently as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to 1991, he was with Melville, Inc. and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Giles currently serves on the board of directors for Brinker International and Youth Villages. He is also a member of the Alfred University Board of Trustees. Mr. Giles received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management from Alfred University. The Company believes Mr. Giles is qualified to serve on the Board based on his demonstrated financial proficiency and business leadership in the retail products industry, his skills as chief financial officer of a public company and his ability to provide the Board unique insights into the strategic, governance and financial issues facing public companies in the retail industry.


The Board also anticipates that Mr. Giles will serve as a member and Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Giles will receive the standard compensation amounts payable to non-employee directors of the Company, as described in the Company’s proxy statement for the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Giles and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Giles was selected as a director, and there are no transactions between Mr. Giles and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.







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:         April 8, 2021 By: /s/ David V. Christopherson
  Name: David V. Christopherson
  Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary