Teligent (TLGTQ)

Filed: 23 Feb 21, 7:32am






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): February 22, 2021



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware 001-08568 01-0355758
(State or other jurisdiction  (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   Identification No.)


105 Lincoln Avenue

Buena, New Jersey 08310

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (856) 697-1441


Not applicable

(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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareTLGTThe NASDAQ Stock Market


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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On February 22, 2021, Carter Pate was appointed to the board of directors (the “Board”) of Teligent, Inc. (the “Company”). In connection with his appointment to the Board, Mr. Pate was appointed as a member of the Board’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Pate and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Pate was selected as a member of the Board, and there are no transactions between Mr. Pate and the Company that would be reportable under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Mr. Pate will receive compensation for his service as a member of the Board in accordance with the Company’s non-executive director compensation policy, which is described under the caption “Executive Officer and Director Compensation” in the Proxy Statement for the 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 10, 2020, and will be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred in connection with his service on the Board. In addition, the Company will enter into its standard form of director and officer indemnification agreement with Mr. Pate.


Item 8.01Other Events


On February 23, 2021, the Company issued a press release in connection with the appointment of Mr. Pate to the Board, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Exhibit Description
99.1 Press Release dated February 23, 2021







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: February 23, 2021By:  /s/ Philip K. Yachmetz
  Name:     Philip K. Yachmetz
  Title:Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary