8-K 1 v242273_8k.htm CURRENT REPORT Unassociated Document

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  December 1, 2011

WIZARD WORLD, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
  
000-33383
  
98-0357690
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer Identification
No.)

1350 Avenue of the Americas, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 
10019
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

(646) 801-5572
 (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
 
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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.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers

Pursuant to a letter of resignation dated December 1, 2011 (the “Resignation Letter”), Mr. Gareb Shamus resigned his positions as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company.  Mr. Michael Mathews, Chairman, will serve as the Company’s Interim Executive Chairman and oversee the Company’s day to day operations until the Board of Directors (the “Board”) has identified a new Chief Executive Officer.  The Board will immediately commence the search for a new Chief Executive Officer and anticipates completing its search no later  than January 15, 2012.  Mr. Shamus’ resignation is not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

Item 9.01 Financial Statement and Exhibits.
 
(d)  Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
 
Description
 
5.1
 
 
 
Resignation Letter dated December 1, 2011 *
 
     

 
 

 

SIGNATURES

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.
 
     
       
Dated: December 2, 2011       
By:
/s/ Michael Mathews  
    Name: Michael Mathews   
    Title: Interim Executive Chairman