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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 1, 2021
FORUM ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
001-35504
61-1488595
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
10344 Sam Houston Park Drive Suite 300HoustonTX77064
                                           (Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
281949-2500
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 class
Trading Symbol
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
FET
NYSE
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
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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 July 1, 2021, the Board of Directors of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (the “Company") appointed Dr. Emily Reichert, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Greentown Labs, as a member of the Board. Greentown Labs, is North America’s largest climatetech startup incubator. Dr. Reichert has led the rapid growth of Greentown Labs into a global center for climatetech solutions innovation. Dr. Reichert earned her doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Wisconsin and Masters of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management where she also served as a Sloan Fellow in Innovation and Global Leadership. Dr. Reichert will serve as member of the Nominating, Governance and Sustainability Committee and be subject to election as a Class I director at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Dr. Reichert and the Company have entered into an indemnification agreement, a form of which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 10.11 to the Registration on Form S-1 filed on September 1, 2011 (File No. 333-176603). In addition, Dr. Reichert will receive compensation consistent with that provided to the Company’s other non-employee directors, including a prorated award of restricted stock equal to approximately $75,000.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.Exhibit Title or Description
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SIGNATURES
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: July 1, 2021
FORUM ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

/s/ John C. Ivascu
John C. Ivascu
Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary