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): October 20, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
1751 Panorama Point, Unit G
Lafayette, Colorado 80026
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
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(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, par value $0.001 per share||UGRO||Nasdaq|
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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.|
Appointment of Directors
On October 20, 2021, the Board appointed Sonia Lo as a director, to hold office until the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders or until her successor is duly elected and qualified.
Ms. Lo brings over two decades of combined agriculture, technology, and business experience to urban-gro. From May 2020 to May 2021, Ms. Lo was CEO of Sensei Ag Holdings, Inc. During her tenure, she led the building of four farms across North America, ranging from low-tech aquaponics and high dome poly, to high-tech glasshouse facilities. From April 2013 to April 2020, Ms. Lo was CEO of Crop One Holdings, Inc., a vertical farming company that owns FreshBoxFarms in Millis, MA. She is the first woman to serve as CEO of a major vertical farming company. Ms. Lo has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science & Mathematics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Ms. Lo does not have any family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers or any people nominated or chosen by the Company to become a director or executive officer. Ms. Lo is not a party to any transactions described by Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
The Company issued a press release regarding Ms. Lo’s appointments on October 21, 2021. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release issued by urban-gro, Inc. on October 21, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 21, 2021||By:||/s/ Bradley Nattrass|
|Chief Executive Officer|