Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHUY) announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Steve Hislop as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Hislop will also continue as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hislop replaces John Zapp as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Zapp resigned from the Board on May 9, 2018.
The Company also announced that the Board appointed Jon Howie, the Company’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, as a member of the Board to fill the existing vacancy.
Steve Hislop, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated “We are excited to welcome Jon to the Board. Jon has been a key contributor to the success of our business and his addition to the Board recognizes his importance to the future success of our Company. I believe the Board will greatly benefit from Jon’s valuable leadership and experience.”
The Company further announced that the Board intends to appoint a lead independent director in the near future.