MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWLD) today announced that, based on preliminary results provided by its proxy solicitor at the company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held today, shareholders voted to elect Buffalo Wild Wings Board of Director nominees Cynthia L. Davis, Andre J. Fernandez, Janice L. Fields, Harry A. Lawton, Jerry R. Rose, Sam B. Rovit and Harmit J. Singh, and two additional nominees proposed by Marcato Capital Management, L.P. (“Marcato”), Scott O. Bergren and Richard T. (“ Mick” ) McGuire III.
Commenting on the results, Buffalo Wild Wings issued the following statement:
The Buffalo Wild Wings Board and management team want to thank all of the shareholders who participated in the process. We look forward to working constructively with the new directors to achieve our shared objective of driving value for Buffalo Wild Wings shareholders.
As required, within four business days, the company will file a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission reporting the preliminary results based on the independent inspector of elections’ preliminary tabulation. In addition, the company will amend the Form 8-K to report the final voting outcome once it has received the final, certified report from the inspector. Shareholders may access these filings on www.buffalowildwings.com and www.sec.gov.
About the Company
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings(R) restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ(TM) to Blazin'(R). Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting events. Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient of hundreds of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are currently more than 1,220 Buffalo Wild Wings locations around the world.
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