SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) May 26, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Minnesota|| ||0-7647|| ||41-0771293|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)|| ||(Commission File Number)|| ||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code (612) 331-6910
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $.05 per share||HWKN||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 Exchange Act (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 4.01. Changes in Registrant’s Certifying Accountant.
On May 20, 2020, Hawkins, Inc. (the “Company”) engaged Grant Thornton LLP (“GT”) to serve as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 28, 2021. As previously announced, the engagement of GT was approved by the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors after conducting a competitive process. During the fiscal years ended April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 and the subsequent interim period through and including May 20, 2020, the Company did not consult with Grant Thornton LLP with respect to any of the matters or reportable events set forth in Item 304(a)(2)(i) or (ii) of Regulation S-K.
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: May 26, 2020 || ||By:||/s/ Jeffrey P. Oldenkamp|
|Jeffrey P. Oldenkamp|
|Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer|