LSF Laird Superfood

Filed: 10 Mar 21, 5:01pm












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 4, 2021



Laird Superfood, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 1-39537 81-1589788

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

        275 W. Lundgren Mill Drive, Sisters, Oregon 97759
        (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (888) 670-6796



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


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Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share LSF NYSE American

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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 March 4, 2021, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Laird Superfood, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a form of annual cash incentive plan (the “Bonus Plan”). The Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, other full-time executives and key employees are eligible to participate in the Bonus Plan, subject to the discretion of the Compensation Committee. The Bonus Plan provides participants the opportunity to earn an annual cash payment based on the achievement of pre-established performance goals. A copy of the Bonus Plan is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1.

Also on March 4, 2021, the Compensation Committee adopted performance goals and target payment amounts relating to the 2021 fiscal year. The 2021 performance goals consist of achieving net revenue targets (weighted at 75%), gross margin targets (weighted at 15%), and the demonstration of certain Company values (weighted at 10%). The threshold, target and maximum payments, expressed as a percentage of annual base salary, for each of the Company’s named executive officers under the 2021 bonus plan are as follows:



Paul Hodge
President and Chief Executive Officer

  50% 100%

Valerie Ells
Chief Financial Officer

  50% 100%


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.








10.1  Form of Laird Superfood, Inc. Executive Bonus Plan


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: March 10, 2021  Laird Superfood, Inc.

/s/ Valerie Ells

  Name: Valerie Ells
  Title: Chief Financial Officer