Washington, D.C. 20549


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 22, 2022
SmileDirectClub, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware 001-39037 83-4505317
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
414 Union Street
Nashville, Tennessee
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(800) 848-7566
(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 Exchange Act:

Title of each class Trading symbol Name on each exchange on which registered
Class A common stock, par value $.0001 per share SDC The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

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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 July 22, 2022, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of SmileDirectClub, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Alex Dimitrief as a member of the Board, effective July 25, 2022. Mr. Dimitrief will serve on the Board as a Class III director until the Company’s 2025 annual meeting of stockholders or until his successor is duly elected and qualified or until his earlier death, resignation, or removal. Mr. Dimitrief will also become a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.

Mr. Dimitrief will receive compensation consistent with the Company’s other non-employee directors as described in Exhibit 10.12 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2022.

There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Dimitrief and any other persons or entities pursuant to which he was appointed as a director, and there are no transactions in which Mr. Dimitrief has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Dimitrief’s appointment to the Board is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 5.02.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.Description
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

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.

By:/s/ Troy Crawford
 Name:Troy Crawford
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer
Date: July 25, 2022


SmileDirectClub Announces Appointment of Alex Dimitrief to Board of Directors

Reputable Business Leader Brings Experience Navigating Complex Commercial, Legal and Organizational Environments

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 25, 2022SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC), the next generation oral care company with the first medtech platform for teeth straightening, today announced the appointment of Alex Dimitrief as an independent director on its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Mr. Dimitrief is an experienced director and C-suite leader with a track record of steering global businesses through a wide range of challenges. He currently serves as a Partner at Zeughauser Group, a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and a Senior Fellow and Distinguished Adjunct Professor at the New York Law School. From 2007 to 2019, Mr. Dimitrief served in several business and legal roles at General Electric, including as President and CEO of GE’s Global Growth Organization, where he drove international business growth through negotiations and diplomacy and building localization strategies across 180+ countries.

“Alex brings decades of invaluable business, legal, and regulatory knowledge to the SmileDirectClub Board of Directors, broadening and deepening the board’s expertise with his winning instincts, integrity and attitude,” said David Katzman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of SmileDirectClub. “We will benefit from his proven leadership in navigating complex environments while we continue to focus on the key initiatives that will reignite growth and deliver near-term profitability for the business and value for our shareholders.”

Mr. Dimitrief currently also serves on the board of Eos Energy Enterprises (Nasdaq: EOSE) and the advisory boards of Ethisphere and Cresset, and has previously served on the boards of We Company, Synchrony Financial, and GE Capital Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale College and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, where he served as Managing Director of the Harvard Law Review.

Mr. Dimitrief will join the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the SmileDirectClub Board of Directors. Following the appointment, SmileDirectClub’s Board will be comprised of nine directors, four of whom are independent.


About SmileDirectClub SmileDirectClub, Inc. (Nasdaq: SDC) (“SmileDirectClub”) is an oral care company and creator of the first medtech platform for teeth straightening. Through its cutting-edge telehealth technology and vertically integrated model, SmileDirectClub is revolutionizing the oral care industry. SmileDirectClub’s mission is to democratize access to a smile each and every person loves by making it affordable and convenient for everyone. SmileDirectClub is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. For more information, please visit

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