UNQL Unique Logistics International
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 22, 2021
UNIQUE LOGISTICS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
154-09 146th Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11434
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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.
Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
On April 22, 2021 (the “Effective Date”), the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Unique Logistics International, Inc., appointed Mr. Eli Kay as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (the “Appointment”).
Eli Kay, age 54
Eli Kay combines over 25 years of experience in finance and accounting. Mr. Kay joined Unique Logistics International Inc. in February 2021 as an Assistant Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for all aspects of financial management of the company, including required Securities and Exchange Commission reporting and compliance. Prior to joining Unique, from October 2019 to November 2020, Eli served as a CFO for Transit Wireless LLC, an exclusive provider of wireless infrastructure in the New York City Subway. Prior to that, from December 2016 to October 2019, he served as a CFO at JFKIAT, a joint venture between Delta Airlines and Royal Schiphol Group created with purpose of building and managing Terminal 4 at JF Kennedy International Airport. His previous experiences included oversight of complex private and municipal budgets serving as CFO and Treasurer for San Mateo County Transit District (commuter rail, highway, and bus system) from January 2016 to December 2016 as well as a private equity CFO for the Chicago Skyway and the Indiana Toll Road Concession Companies (privately operated toll road infrastructure) in Chicago, IL, from November 2013 to January 2016. Prior to that Mr. Kay held various senior management positions in finance and accounting with several large publicly traded companies from 2006 to 2013. Mr. Kay began his career in public accounting in 1997, spending almost 4 years with Moss Adams LLP and 6 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. Kay holds a Bachelor’s in Accounting from the University of Oregon and completed a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance, from the University of Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant
Mr. Kay does not have any family relationship with any director or executive officer, or a person nominated to be a director or executive officer of the Company. Mr. Kay has not engaged in any transactions with the Company that are required to be disclosed under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, nor have any such transactions been proposed. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Kay and any other person(s) pursuant to which Mr. Kay was appointed as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer.
The Company is finalizing an employment agreement with Mr. Kay setting forth, among other things, Mr. Kay's compensation in connection with the Appointment. The Company will file an amendment to this Current Report on Form 8-K once such employment agreement is finalized.
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.
UNIQUE LOGISTICS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
April 23, 2021
/s/ Sunandan Ray
Chief Executive Officer