Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 18, 2021
SLEEP NUMBER CORP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1001 Third Avenue South
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
Nasdaq Global Select Market
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DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR CERTAIN OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF CERTAIN OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS.
On September 18, 2021, Robert J. Poirier, Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer of Sleep Number Corporation (“Sleep Number” or the “Company”), who serves as the Company’s principal accounting officer, provided notice that he will retire in April of 2022. Mr. Poirier will step down from his position effective April 2, 2022 and will continue to serve the Company in a consultancy role for approximately six months. The Company sincerely thanks Mr. Poirier for his leadership, dedication and the lasting impact he’s made over his 15 years with the Company.
The Company’s Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Joel Laing, Senior Director, Finance, as the Company’s next Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer effective April 3, 2022. Mr. Laing has strong leadership, business knowledge and accounting expertise from more than 18 years of financial management experience, including the last nine years with the Company and previous nine years with Ernst & Young, LLC.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
SLEEP NUMBER CORPORATION
Dated: September 23, 2021
/s/ Samuel R. Hellfeld
Samuel R. Hellfeld
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Risk Officer
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