SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
Washington, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant
to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 26, 2004
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
6820 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 972-980-9917
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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On August 26, 2004, Brinker International, Inc. ("Registrant") announced that Ronald A. McDougall, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Registrant, will resign from the Company's Board of Directors effective November 4, 2004. Douglas H. Brooks, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Registrant, and a member of Registrant's Board of Directors, will become Chairman of the Board of Directors effective November 4, 2004.
Section 9 - Financial Statement and Exhibits.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99 Press Release, dated August 26, 2004.
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.
BRINKER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Date: August 30, 2004
By: /s/ Douglas H. Brooks
Douglas H. Brooks
President and Chief Executive Officer