NDLS Noodles & Company


Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

Shareholder alignment

Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM

We held our annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) on April 27, 2021. As of March 2, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting (the “Record Date”), we had 45,357,796 shares of Class A common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. There are currently no shares of Class B common stock outstanding. Holders of our Class A and Class B common stock are entitled to one vote for each share held as of the Record Date, with the exception that Class B common stock does not vote on the election or removal of directors.

At the Annual Meeting, shareholders voted in favor of the (1) re-election of three Class II directors, Jeffrey Jones, Drew Madsen, and Shawn Taylor, to our Board of Directors, (2) approval, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, of the compensation of our named executive officers as disclosed in our proxy statement, and (3) ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm. The final voting results were as follows:

(1) The following three individuals were re-elected as Class II directors, each to serve for three years and until his or her successor has been elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal.

NomineeVotes ForVotes WithheldBroker Non-Votes
Jeffrey Jones30,737,4812,016,8953,275,147
Drew Madsen30,578,1082,176,2683,275,147
Shawn Taylor30,716,7122,037,6643,275,147

(2) The compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in our proxy statement, was approved, on an advisory (non-binding) basis.

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes

(3) The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 28, 2021 was ratified.

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes