8-K 1 beam_8k.htm CURRENT REPORT




Washington, D.C. 20549








Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 20, 2020



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Nevada 000-53204 26-1342810
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


5660 Eastgate Drive, San Diego, CA   92121
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 799-4583


Envision Solar International, Inc.


(Former name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report.)


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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).

Emerging growth company o


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o


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


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock   BEEM   NASDAQ Capital Market
Warrants   BEEMW   NASDAQ Capital Market








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


Changes to Non-Employee Directors’ Compensation


In a Board meeting held on October 20, 2020, upon the recommendation of its Compensation Committee, the Board approved the following directors’ compensation for non-employee directors of the Company: (1) a quarterly cash retainer of $5,000 effective on October 1, 2020; (2) an annual grant for $100,000 divided by the average daily closing price of BEEM stock for the preceding year, which will be 12,200 shares for each director for the stock grants on October 20, 2020, to be issued under the plan annually on October 1 going forward and which shall vest quarterly in four (4) equal installments; (3) a payment of $1,000 for attendance in person (or $500 for attendance telephonically) for regularly scheduled board meetings; and (4) to the independent lead director, who is currently Robert C. Schweitzer, an additional annual grant of 40% of the board grant, which will be 4,900 shares for the stock grant on October 20, 2020, to be issued under the Plan annually on October 1 going forward and which shall vest quarterly in four (4) equal installments. All directors are reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in connection with attendance at board or committee meetings.


Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (d)  Exhibits




10.1   Non-Employee Directors’ Compensation dated October 20, 2020





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.


  Beam Global
Dated:  October 22, 2020 By: /s/ Katherine H. McDermott
  Name: Katherine H. McDermott
  Title: Chief Financial Officer