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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): August 11, 2021



Central Garden & Pet Company

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   001-33268   68-0275553

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

1340 Treat Boulevard, Suite 600, Walnut Creek, California 94597

(Address of Principal Executive offices) (Zip Code)

(925) 948-4000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):



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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   CENT   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Class A Common Stock   CENTA   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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 August 11, 2021, Central Garden & Pet Company (the “Company”) appointed Lisa Coleman to the Company’s Board of Directors effective September 26, 2021. Ms. Coleman has not yet been appointed to any board committees. There are no arrangements or understanding between Ms. Coleman and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director, and there are no transactions reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K in which Ms. Coleman has a direct or indirect material interest. She will be entitled to receive the standard cash and equity compensation paid to all directors as described in the Company’s most recent proxy statement.




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.



Date: August 16, 2021


/s/ George A. Yuhas


George A. Yuhas

General Counsel and Secretary