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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 26, 2021
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On April 26, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Vroom, Inc. (the “Company”) elected each of Paula B. Pretlow and Frederick O. Terrell to serve as a member of the Board. Ms. Pretlow has been appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board (the “Audit Committee”), and Mr. Terrell has been appointed to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board (the “Nominating Committee”).
Each of Ms. Pretlow and Mr. Terrell will participate in the Company’s standard compensation program for non-employee directors, including an annual retainer of $30,000 for service on the Board, an annual retainer of $5,000 to Ms. Pretlow for service on the Audit Committee, and an annual retainer of $2,000 to Mr. Terrell for service on the Nominating Committee. Each of Ms. Pretlow and Mr. Terrell will also receive equity grants consisting of an initial award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair value of $300,000 (the “Initial Award”), a partial year annual award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair value of $100,000, calculated on a pro-rata basis for the director’s length of service before the next annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders for a total grant date fair value of $11,939.46 (the “Partial Year Annual Award”), and an annual award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair value of $100,000 on each annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders (the “Annual Award”). The Initial Award will vest 1/3 ratably on each of the first, second and third anniversary of the grant date, subject to such director’s continued service with the Company through the applicable vesting date, and the Partial Year Annual Award and Annual Award will each vest on the earlier of the date of the first annual meeting of the Company’s stockholders following the grant date and the first anniversary of the grant date, subject to the director’s continued service with the Company through the applicable vesting date.
Each of Ms. Pretlow and Mr. Terrell has also entered into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement for directors and officers.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 27, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of each of Ms. Pretlow and Mr. Terrell. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information contained in Exhibit 99.1 is furnished under this Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed as “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference in any filing thereunder or under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following Exhibit 99.1 relates to Item 7.01 and shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:
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: April 30, 2021
/s/ David K. Jones
David K. Jones
Chief Financial Officer