Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 9, 2021, OneSpan Inc. (the “Company” or “OneSpan”) announced the appointment of Steven R. Worth as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the Company, effective June 9, 2021 (the “Effective Date”). On the Effective Date, Mr. Worth succeeded Mark S. Hoyt, who, as previously announced, served as the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and is leaving the Company to become the Chief Financial Officer at a private company.
Mr. Worth has been OneSpan’s General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary since 2016. He continues to serve in those roles following the Effective Date and has executive responsibility for corporate information security, legal, compliance and intellectual property matters. Mr. Worth brings more than 25 years of experience across software, technology, consulting and legal industries. Prior to joining OneSpan, he was an Executive Vice President and General Counsel at SilkRoad Inc., a cloud-based provider of human capital management software, from 2011 to 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Worth served as Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Diamond Management and Technology Consultants (formerly NASDAQ: DTPI), an international publicly-traded technology services firm, from 2005 to 2010. Before his corporate roles, Mr. Worth practiced law with a large international firm. He holds an MBA and JD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and he has a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. Mr. Worth is 51 years old. Mr. Worth does not have any family relationships with the Company’s directors or executive officers and is not a party to any transaction, or series of transactions, required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
In connection with Mr. Worth’s appointment, the Company and Mr. Worth entered into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to Mr. Worth’s employment agreement with the Company, dated April 18, 2016 (the “Employment Agreement”). Pursuant to the Amendment, (i) Mr. Worth’s base salary was restated at its current amount of $366,011; (ii) Mr. Worth will be entitled to a monthly fee of $10,000 per month for service as Interim Chief Financial Officer; (iii) from calendar year 2021, Mr. Worth’s target bonus under the Annual Bonus Plan (as defined in the Employment Agreement) will be equal to at least $250,000; (iv) from calendar year 2021, Mr. Worth’s award under the Long Term Incentive Plan (as defined in the Employment Agreement) will be equal to at least $750,000; and (v) the severance benefits payable to Mr. Worth upon a termination without Cause or due to Good Reason (each as defined in the Employment Agreement) was increased from six months of Mr. Worth’s annual base salary and fifty percent (50%) of his target bonus under the Annual Bonus Plan to twelve (12) months of Mr. Worth’s annual base salary and one hundred percent (100%) of his target bonus under the Annual Bonus Plan. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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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: June 9, 2021
/s/ Steven R. Worth
Steven R. Worth
Interim Chief Financial Officer, General Counsel,