8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 18, 2008



Hot Topic, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


California   0-28784   77-0198182
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


18305 E. San Jose Avenue,

City of Industry, California

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (626) 839-4681

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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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

(b) On April 18, 2008, Corrado Federico, a member of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) informed the Company of his decision not to stand for re-election to the Board at the Company’s 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (“Annual Meeting”). This decision was not the result of any disagreement with the Company known to any executive officer of the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices; nor does such determination or his expected departure as described above constitute removal for cause by the Company or the Board. Mr. Federico is currently a member of the Board’s Compensation Committee and Audit Committee. It is expected that Mr. Federico will remain a member of the Board, Compensation Committee and Audit Committee until the date of the Annual Meeting, which will be held on June 10, 2008.



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.


By:   /s/     James McGinty

James McGinty

Chief Financial Officer

Date: April 22, 2008