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): February 4, 2013
TUESDAY MORNING CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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.
Effective as of February 4, 2013, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Tuesday Morning Corporation (the Company) appointed Terry Burman to serve as an independent director of the Company until his term expires at the Companys next annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2013. Pursuant to the Standstill Agreement, dated June 29, 2012, by and among the Company and Becker Drapkin Management, L.P. and certain of its affiliates (collectively, the Shareholder Group), the Company and the Shareholder Group agreed to use their reasonable best efforts to mutually select two additional independent persons to be appointed as members of the Board, and Mr. Burmans appointment, along with the previous appointment of R. Michael Rouleau, satisfies the requirement related to the appointment of two additional Board members. Except as otherwise provided above, there are no understandings or arrangements between Mr. Burman and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Burman was selected to serve as a director of the Company and there are no reportable transactions under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Upon Mr. Burmans appointment to the Board, he was awarded shares of restricted stock valued at $37,500 on the date of grant and non-qualified options to purchase 20,000 shares of the Companys common stock.
Mr. Burman will receive compensation for his service on the Board in accordance with the Companys standard compensatory arrangements for independent directors. These arrangements include an annual retainer in the amount of $30,000, a Board meeting fee of $2,500 for in-person meetings and $1,000 for telephonic meetings, and an annual restricted stock award valued at $50,000. In addition, Mr. Burman will be reimbursed for his out-of-pocket expenses incurred in attending Board meetings and will receive the standard 20% discount on merchandise purchases provided to all of the Companys employees.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 5, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing Terry Burmans appointment as an independent director of the Company. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information furnished in this Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure of this Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the filings of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.