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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 8, 2018
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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 8, 2018, Sarah Friar, the Chief Financial Officer of Square, Inc. (the Company), informed the Company of her intention to resign from her position in order to accept a position as Chief Executive Officer of Nextdoor. Ms. Friars decision to resign was not related to any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys accounting, strategy, leadership, operations, policies or practices (financial or otherwise).
Ms. Friar will continue in her current position as Chief Financial Officer into December 2018. David Viniar, the Companys Lead Independent Director and former Chief Financial Officer of Goldman Sachs, will lead the search for a new Chief Financial Officer.
A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Friars resignation is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated October 10, 2018|
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: October 10, 2018||By:||/s/ Sivan Whiteley|
General Counsel and