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): February 1, 2021
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
1000 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
(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 classTrading
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueLCUTThe Nasdaq Global Select Market
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 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On February 1, 2021, the Company entered into amendments (the “Employment Agreement Amendments”) to the existing effective employment agreements (the “Employment Agreements”) between the Company and each of Robert Kay and Daniel Siegel (the “Executive Officers”).

The Employment Agreement Amendment for Robert Kay increases his base salary from $800,000 to $900,000, effective March 3, 2021. In addition, Mr. Kay’s Employment Agreement Amendment provides for an increase in Mr. Kay’s reimbursement allowance for certain legal, financial, investment, and tax advice, and estate planning services, from $35,000 to $40,000 during any calendar year, and permits such allowance to be used for long-term care insurance premiums.

The Employment Agreement Amendment for Daniel Siegel, increases his base salary from $550,000 to $650,000, effective January 1, 2021.

The information provided in this Item 5.02 is qualified in its entirety by reference to the terms of each of the Employment Agreement Amendments attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, each of which is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits
See the Exhibit Index below, which is incorporated by reference herein.
Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in 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.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
By:/s/ Laurence Winoker
Laurence Winoker
Senior Vice President – Finance, Treasurer and
Chief Financial Officer
Date: February 5, 2021