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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 March 17, 20201 Vuzix Corporation (the “Company”) granted options to purchase 1,750,000 shares of common stock to Grant Russell, the Company’s chief financial officer, and options to purchase 3,260,000 shares of common stock to Paul Travers, the Company’s chief executive officer. The options are being granted under the Company’s existing 2014 Incentive Stock Plan. The options have an exercise price of $19.00. 125,000 of Mr. Russell’s options and 250,000 of Mr. Travers’ options vest immediately and the remainder will vest upon achievement of certain market capitalization and operating results goals and not simply the passage of time, as follows:
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The Company also granted to other management employees options to purchase an aggregate of 990,000 shares of common stock with an exercise price of $19.00 and similar vesting terms. Re-sale of the shares issuable upon exercise of the options granted to Mr. Travers, Mr. Russell and other management employees will be subject to certain restrictions for up to 24 months, which will be removed on a monthly basis over such 24 month period.
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: March 19, 2021||VUZIX CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Grant Russell|
|Chief Financial Officer|