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): January 31, 2022
|Carrier EQ, LLC|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
Incorporation or Organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|186 Lincoln Street, Third Floor, Boston, MA||02111|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (617) 841-7207
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: None
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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.
Carrier EQ, LLC (the “Company”) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lake Niassa Empreendimentos e Participacões Ltda., a limited liability company duly organized under the laws of the Federative Republic of Brazil ("Lake Niassa") that is, in turn, wholly-owned by Via Varejo S.A., a corporation organized under the laws of the Federative Republic of Brazil ("Via Varejo"). Lake Niassa is the sole manager of the Company.
On January 31, 2022 Lake Niassa appointed Flávio Xavier Ferreira to serve as the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer commencing on January 31, 2022. As the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer, Mr. Ferreira will be responsible for overseeing the operation of Company’s plans, financial reporting, and all other finance functions of the Company.
Upon the commencement of Mr. Ferreira's appointment, Lisbeth Reimer, the then-current Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer of the Company, resigned her role as the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer.
Mr. Ferreira was appointed the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer by Lake Niassa under the direction of Via Varejo. No family relationship between Mr. Ferreirar and any manager, executive officer or person appointed or selected by the Company to become a manager or executive officer of the Company. The Company has not entered into any transactions with Mr. Ferreira that would require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Mr. Ferreira, age 43, has been serving as the chief financial officer, of banQi Instituição de Pagamento Ltda, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the Federative Republic of Brazil (“banQi”) and 1.43% owned by the Company and 98.57% owned by Lake Niassa, since October 2021, where he is responsible for overseeing the Company’s financial services. He will continue in this position with banQi while performing his duties as the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer. From March 2017 to September 2021, Mr. Ferreira served as the chief financial officer of CONECTCAR, an electronic payment company that operates the opening of toll gates and parking lots in Brazil.
Mr. Ferreira’s current written employee agreement with banQi includes his duties as the Company’s Principal Executive Officer and Principal Financial Officer, and Mr. Ferreira will be fully compensated by banQi in Brazil, including his base salary and annual bonuses, which will be determined by banQi. A copy of Mr. Ferreira’s employee agreement with banQi, is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|10.1*||Employee Agreement - Flávio Xavier Ferreira|
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* Filed herewith.
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.
|Carrier EQ, LLC|
|Date: February 10, 2022||By:||/s/ Flávio Xavier Ferreira|
|Flávio Xavier Ferreira|
Principal Executive Officer