Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 28, 2020



The RealReal, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-38953   45-1234222

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

55 Francisco Street Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94133

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(855) 435-5893

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, $0.00001 par value   REAL   The Nasdaq Global Select Market

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On October 28, 2020, The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of The RealReal, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Ms. Emma Grede as a new member of the Board, with such appointment to be effective immediately.

Ms. Grede fills a vacancy created by an increase in the size of the Board from eight to nine, and her term of office will expire at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders or until her successor has been elected and qualified.

As a non-employee director, Ms. Grede is entitled to receive the compensation arrangements in accordance with the Company’s recently adopted Director Compensation Program, which includes a cash retainer of $35,000, paid quarterly, and an annual award of $165,000 in Restricted Stock Units. In addition, the Company will enter into its form of Indemnity Agreement with Ms. Grede, a copy of which has been filed as Exhibit 10.02 to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 17, 2019.

There is no arrangement or understanding between of Ms. Grede and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Grede was appointed as a director. Furthermore, there are no transactions between Ms. Grede and the Company that would be required to be reported under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

In addition, on October 28, 2020, effective immediately, the Board appointed Ms. Caretha Coleman to its Compensation, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Ms. Carol Melton to its Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and reassigned incumbent director Ms. Niki Leondakis from its Compensation, Diversity and Inclusion Committee to its Audit Committee, having previously determined that each member, respectively, satisfies all applicable requirements to serve on such Committees, including without limitation the applicable requirements of The Nasdaq Global Select Market and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


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 thereunto duly authorized.


    The RealReal, Inc.
Date: November 3, 2020     By:  

/s/ Todd Suko

      Todd Suko
      Chief Legal Officer and Secretary