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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 26, 2021
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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.|
LivePerson, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that Ernest Cu has joined its Board of Directors (the “Board”), as a Class I Director, following the recommendation of the Company’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Mr. Cu currently serves as the Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Globe Telecom, Inc., a leading telecommunications provider in the Philippines. Mr. Cu served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Globe Telecom, Inc. from October 2008 until his appointment as Executive Director, President and CEO in April 2009. From 1997 to 2008, Mr. Cu served as the President and CEO of SPi Technologies. The Company believes that Mr. Cu’s global perspective and strong leadership experience in areas such as infrastructure modernization, sustainability, and product innovation, particularly in the communications space and with consumer offerings, will allow him to make a significant and meaningful contribution as a director of the Company.
Mr. Cu will receive standard director fees and benefits, including an initial grant of equity under the Company’s 2019 Stock Incentive Plan. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Cu and any other persons or entities pursuant to which Mr. Cu was elected as a director. Mr. Cu is not a party to any transaction, or series of transactions, required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The Company intends to enter into its form of director and executive officer indemnification agreement with Mr. Cu, a copy of which has been filed as Exhibit 10.6 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 13, 2012.
On April 27, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Cu’s election to the Board. A copy of this press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
(d) Exhibits. The following documents are included as exhibits to this report:
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:||April 27, 2021||By:||/s/ Monica L. Greenberg|
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