SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 11, 2023
SONDER HOLDINGS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|500 E 84th Ave., Suite A-10|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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, par value $0.0001 per share||SOND||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||SONDW||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On September 11, 2023, Sonder Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company has appointed Katherine E. Potter as General Counsel and Secretary, effective immediately. A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
|Sonder Holdings Inc.|
|Date: September 11, 2023||By:||/s/ Dominique Bourgault|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Sonder Holdings Inc. Appoints Katherine Potter as General Counsel
THORNTON, Colo., September 11, 2023 -- Sonder Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SOND), a leading next-generation hospitality company that is redefining the guest experience through technology and design, today announced the appointment of Katherine Potter as General Counsel, effective September 11, 2023.
“Katie brings seasoned executive leadership to the Sonder team. She offers more than two decades of experience advising and leading businesses, in sectors including commercial real estate, health and wellness, and hospitality. With her track record at publicly traded companies and expertise in aligning legal considerations with business objectives, she will be an invaluable addition to Sonder as we continue on our mission to revolutionize hospitality,” said Francis Davidson, Co-Founder and CEO of Sonder.
“I’m excited to join Sonder at this pivotal moment for the company, leading the global legal team in support of Sonder’s continued growth and value creation. I look forward to partnering with teams and stakeholders across the business to deliver on our strategy, protect our interests and reputation, and continue developing a world-class legal function,” said Katherine Potter, General Counsel at Sonder.
After serving as its General Counsel for almost a decade, Potter was most recently Chief Executive Officer at AlerisLife Inc., and held several executive leadership positions at The RMR Group Inc. including Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel. Prior to that, she served at two accomplished Boston law firms. Potter has also served as a strategic advisor to organizations in the health and wellness, hospitality, and travel and leisure industries.
Sonder (NASDAQ: SOND) is revolutionizing hospitality through innovative, tech-enabled service and inspiring, thoughtfully designed accommodations combined into one seamless experience. Launched in 2014, Sonder provides a variety of accommodation options — from spacious rooms to fully-equipped suites and apartments — found in over 40 markets spanning ten countries and three continents. The Sonder app gives guests full control over their stay. Complete with self-service features, simple check-in and 24/7 on-the-ground support, amenities and services at Sonder are just a tap away, making a world of better stays open to all.
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