|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): September 14, 2023
Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
|1800 North Mason Road|
Katy, Texas 77449
(Address of principal executive offices including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
|(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 registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||ASO||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|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 ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 14, 2023, Heather Davis, Senior Vice President, Accounting, Treasury and Tax (principal accounting officer) of Academy Sports and Outdoors, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company that she will be leaving the Company to pursue a new opportunity, effective as of September 29, 2023 (the “Effective Date”). As of the Effective Date and until a permanent successor is appointed by the Company, Earl Carlton (Carl) Ford, IV, the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will assume responsibility for the function of principal accounting officer. The information regarding Mr. Ford required by Item 401 (b) and (e) of Regulation S-K is incorporated by reference to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on July 11, 2023.
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.
ACADEMY SPORTS AND OUTDOORS, INC.
|September 18, 2023||By:||/s/||Rene G. Casares|
|Name:||Rene G. Casares|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|