SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2021
CELSIUS HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
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2424 N. Federal Highway, Suite 208, Boca Raton, Florida 33431
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
|(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(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share||CELH||The NASDAQ Capital Market|
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 ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
When used in this Current Report on Form 8-K, unless otherwise indicated, the terms “the Company,” “Celsius,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Celsius Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On February 4, 2021, following the recommendation of the Company’s compensation committee, our Board of Directors approved an increase in the base salary of (a) John Fieldly, our President and CEO, from $464,500 to $500,000, and (b) Edwin Negron-Carballo, our Chief Financial Officer, from $270,000 to $300,000. The aforementioned salary increases are effective retroactively to January 1, 2021. In addition, Mr. Fieldly is eligible for an annual bonus amount of up to fifty percent (50%) of his base salary and Mr. Negron-Carballo is eligible for an annual bonus amount of up to forty percent (40%) of his base salary. Further, the Company agreed to provide Mr. Fieldly with a personal life insurance policy with a coverage amount of $5 million.
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.
|CELSIUS HOLDINGS, INC.|
|Date: February 10, 2021||By:||/s/ John Fieldly|
|John Fieldly, President and Chief Executive Officer|