Offer Letter, dated February 11, 2019, by and between the Company and Jeff Yurecko
February 11, 2019
Mr. Jeff Yurecko
On behalf of Waitr Holdings Inc. (the Company), I am pleased to offer you (you or Employee) a position with the Company on the terms and conditions set forth below. This letter confirms to you the Companys offer of employment pursuant to previous discussions with you.
The principal terms of our offer are as follows:
Start Date and Responsibility. You will start working for the Company on a full-time basis, effective as of April 1, 2019. The Company is offering you the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company. You will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. In your position, you shall have such duties and responsibilities as are commensurate with such position at similarly-situated companies and such additional duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from time to time.
Principal Place of Employment. Subject to reasonable travel, you will perform your duties on behalf of the Company at the Companys offices in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Base Salary. The Company will pay you a base salary of $290,000 per year (Base Salary) in accordance with the Companys standard payroll practices as in effect from time to time, subject to applicable withholding taxes and deductions.
Discretionary Annual Bonus. For each completed fiscal year of the Company during the term of your employment, you will be eligible to earn a discretionary annual cash bonus with a target bonus opportunity equal to 50% of your Base Salary, based upon the attainment of performance metrics to be established, and as determined, by the Board of Directors of the Company in its sole discretion.
Equity Award. You will be entitled to receive a performance-based equity award under the Waitr Holdings Inc. 2018 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the Plan) with a grant date value equal to approximately $500,000 based on the closing price per share of common stock of the Company (Common Stock) on the grant date (the Award). Fifty percent (50%) of the Award will be in the form of a stock option to purchase shares of Common Stock and fifty percent (50%) of the Award will be in the form of restricted shares of Common Stock. The Award will be subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Plan and the applicable award agreements to be entered into between the Company and you.
Relocation Benefits. The Company will reimburse you for the reasonable and documented costs, including shipment of household goods, automobiles and travel and related expenses incurred in connection with the relocation of your primary residence to Lafayette, Louisiana, subject to a maximum amount equal to $50,000.
Employee Benefits. You will be entitled to paid time off on an annual basis in accordance with the Companys policies. Holidays will be observed and paid in accordance with Company policy. You will have the opportunity to participate in any retirement, health, welfare and fringe benefit plans maintained by the Company from time to time on terms generally applicable to senior executives of the Company, subject to eligibility pursuant to the terms of such programs.
Employment at Will. Notwithstanding anything in this letter to the contrary, you will be considered an employee-at-will, and both you and the Company have the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time and for any reason.
Withholding. All payments made to you pursuant to this letter will be subject to applicable withholding taxes, if any, and any amount so withheld shall be deemed to have been paid to you for purposes of amounts due to you under this letter.
Section 409A of the Code. This letter is intended to either comply with, or be exempt from, the provisions of Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the interpretative guidance thereunder, including the exceptions for short-term deferrals, separation pay arrangements, reimbursements, and in-kind distributions. This letter shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with such intent.
Governing Law. This letter shall be construed and enforced in accordance with, and all questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and performance of this letter shall be governed by, the laws of the State of Louisiana, without giving effect to provisions thereof regarding conflict of laws.
Complete Agreement. This letter embodies the complete agreement and understanding among the parties and supersedes and preempts any prior understandings, agreements, or representations by or among the parties, written or oral, which deal with the matters set forth herein.
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Should you have any questions regarding this offer, please contact me.
|WAITR HOLDINGS INC.|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
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The undersigned accepts the above employment offer and agrees that this letter supersedes all prior written or verbal understandings or agreements between the parties regarding the matters described in this letter. By accepting this offer, the undersigned acknowledges that no prior employment obligations or other contractual restrictions or conditions of any nature whatsoever exist which preclude or relate to the undersigneds employment with the Company. It is further understood that this offer and the terms included are confidential and disclosure by you may cause the Company to withdraw this offer.
|/s/ Jeff Yurecko||2/11/19|
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