AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHUY) today announced the following changes to its Board of Directors. These changes, which are effective immediately, comply with certain NASDAQ Marketplace Rules related to board of directors' independence ahead of the allowable phase-in period following the loss of controlled company status.
- Jose "Joe" Ferreira, Jr. has resigned as Chairman of the Board of Directors, a title he has held since November 2006 when Goode Partners purchased Chuy's. Mr. Ferreira is a co-founder, partner and managing member of Goode Partners LLC.
- Michael Stanley has resigned from the Company's Board. Mr. Stanley has served as a member of the Board since May 2011. Mr. Stanley is a Vice President at Goode Partners LLC.
- Michael Young and John Zapp have been appointed as Co-Chairmen of the Board of directors. Mr. Young and Mr. Zapp are co-founders of the Chuy's restaurant concept and have served as members of the Board since November 2006.