VFRM Veritas Farms
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): December 21, 2020
|Veritas Farms, Inc.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)|
|(State or other Jurisdiction|
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|1512 E. Broward Blvd., Ste. 300, Fort Lauderdale, FL||33301|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (561) 288-6603
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company ☒
As used in this Current Report on Form 8-K, and unless otherwise indicated, the terms “the Company,” “Veritas Farms,” “we,” “us” and “our” refer to Veritas Farms, Inc. and its subsidiary.
|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On December 21, 2020, Veritas Farms entered into a separation agreement effective as of September 16, 2020 (the “Effective Date”), with the Company’s Executive Vice President, Erduis Sanabria (the “Separation Agreement”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to pay Mr. Sanabria a severance equal to three years’ of his base salary and the continuation of vested stock options to purchase 1,000,000 shares held by Mr. Sanabria until the end of that three-year period in consideration for Mr. Sanabria’s resignation from all officer and Board positions held with the Company. The Separation Agreement additionally contains, among other things, customary releases, confidentiality, and non-disparagement provisions.
The foregoing description of the Separation Agreement is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Separation Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference in this Item 5.02.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Separation Agreement, dated December 21, 2020, effective as of September 16, 2020, by and between Veritas Farms, Inc. and Erduis Sanabria|
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: December 21, 2020||VERITAS FARMS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Alexander M. Salgado|
|Alexander M. Salgado,|
|Chief Executive Officer|