LCID Lucid

Filed: 21 Sep 21, 4:14pm












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 15, 2021



Lucid Group, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other

jurisdiction of


(Commission File


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


7373 Gateway Blvd

Newark, CA

(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (510) 648-3553


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Title of each class



Name of each exchange on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per shareLCIDThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Warrants, each exercisable for one share of Class A Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per shareLCIDWThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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Emerging growth company


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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 September 15, 2021, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of Lucid Group, Inc. (the “Company”) approved revised compensation packages, set forth below, for certain of the Company’s senior executives, including the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and its other named executive officers (collectively, the “NEOs”). The new annual base salaries are effective retroactively as of August 2, 2021 and target incentive compensation levels are effective for the 2022 fiscal year.






Target Incentive



Peter Rawlinson

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer

 $575,000   100%

Sherry House

Chief Financial Officer

 $500,000   75%

Eric Bach

Senior Vice President, Product and Chief Engineer

 $450,000   75%

Michael Smuts

Vice President, Finance

 $360,000   50%


On September 15, 2021, the Committee approved the severance levels, set forth below, that will apply to certain executives, including the NEOs, under the previously approved and disclosed Lucid Group, Inc. Executive Severance Benefit Plan (the “Executive Severance Plan”). Each of the NEOs is entitled to salary continuation and payment of their health insurance premiums in the event of certain qualifying terminations of employment pursuant to the Executive Severance Plan. The NEOs are also entitled to enhanced severance entitlements in the event certain qualifying terminations occur in connection with a “change of control.”


  Salary and Benefits Continuation Not in Connection with a Change of Control Salary and Benefits Continuation in Connection with a Change of Control
Peter Rawlinson 12 months 18 months
Sherry House 9 months 12 months
Eric Bach 9 months 12 months
Michael Smuts 6 months 9 months


The Committee also approved and adopted the Lucid Group, Inc. Vesting Acceleration Policy for Death and Disability (the “Acceleration Policy”). The Acceleration Policy provides for the accelerated vesting of all outstanding unvested time-based and performance-based equity awards, including the equity awards held by the NEOs. The Acceleration Policy will apply to all outstanding equity awards issued under any equity plan maintained by the Company or its subsidiaries, except to the extent the policy would be inconsistent with the terms or provisions of any award agreement, employment agreement, or other plan or agreement. The Acceleration Policy will also not be applicable to any equity awards granted to Mr. Rawlinson prior to the date the Acceleration Policy was adopted.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: September 21, 2021 
   By:/s/ Sherry House

Name: Sherry House

Title: Chief Financial Officer