Filed: 3 May 21, 5:28pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 2)
Current Report Pursuant
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 4, 2020
ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC.
(Exact Name Of Registrant As Specified In Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|848 Elm Street, Manchester, NH||03101|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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This Amendment No. 2 on Form 8-K/A (this “Amendment”) amends the Current Report on Form 8-K, filed on December 7, 2020 (the “Original Report”). This Amendment is being filled for the sole purpose of supplementing information under Item 5.02 from the Original Report to include material compensatory plans, contracts or arrangements for certain directors, as set forth in the Company’s preliminary proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on April 23, 2021 and Form 10-K/A filed with the Commission on April 30, 2021.
|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
As previously reported, on November 12, 2020, Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a merger agreement pursuant to which the Company and Minim, Inc. merged and combined their businesses (the “Minim Merger”). In connection with the Minim Merger and pursuant to an Assignment and Amendment of Employment Agreement (the “Chynoweth Assignment Agreement”), Minim, Inc. assigned to the Company, and the Company assumed, the employment agreement (the “Chynoweth Employment Agreement”) pursuant to which Minim, Inc. employed Graham Chynoweth in May 2019 as Chief Executive Officer. The agreement provides for Mr. Chynoweth to be employed at-will for annual base compensation of $250,000 and to be eligible for a bonus. Pursuant to and in connection with entering into the agreement, Mr. Chynoweth received options to purchase 600,000 shares of Minim, Inc. common stock at an exercise price of $0.44 per share which vest over a 48-month period. The agreement, as assumed by the Company, provides for Mr. Chynoweth to receive severance equal to six months’ of his base salary and the targeted bonus for the year of termination if he is terminated without cause or if he terminates the agreement with good reason as those terms are used in the agreement.
In connection with the Minim Merger, the Company entered into an at-will employment agreement (the “Doherty Employment Agreement”) with Sean Doherty to serve as Senior Vice President of Finance, at annual base compensation of $165,000, with the opportunity to receive incentive or performance bonuses or other incentive compensation.
The foregoing descriptions of the Chynoweth Assignment Agreement, Chynoweth Employment Agreement and Doherty Employment Agreement are qualified in their entirety by reference to such agreements, copies of which are included with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3, and incorporated by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Assignment and Amendment of Employment Agreement dated December 4, 2020 among Graham Chynoweth, the Company and Minim, Inc. (incorporated by reference herein to Exhibit 10.27 of Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC on April 30, 2021)
Employment Agreement dated as of May 22, 2019 between Minim, Inc. and Graham Chynoweth (incorporated by reference herein to Exhibit 10.28 of Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC on April 30, 2021)
Employment Agreement dated as of December 4, 2020 between the Company and Sean Doherty (incorporated by reference herein to Exhibit 10.29 of Form 10-K/A filed with the SEC on April 30, 2021)
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.
Dated: May 3, 2021
|ZOOM TELEPHONICS, INC.|
/s/ Sean Doherty
Chief Financial Officer