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GVP GSE Systems

Filed: 26 Feb 21, 5:27pm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) February 26, 2021

GSE SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
001-14785
52-1868008
(State of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

   
1332 Londontown Blvd., Sykesville, MD  21784
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

(410) 970-7800
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 

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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, $.001 Par Value GVP The NASDAQ Capital Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
  

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

As will be disclosed in the 2021 proxy statement of GSE Systems, Inc. (the “Company”), on February 26, 2021, J. Barnie Beasley, Chairman of the board of directors (the “Board”), informed the Company that he will not stand for re-election to the Board.  Mr. Beasley’s tenure as a member of the Board will cease as of the close of the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company (the “Annual Meeting”) in the event that his successor is duly elected and qualifies or, alternatively, Mr. Beasley intends to resign as a director at the close of the Annual Meeting.  Mr. Beasley has served on the Board since June 2018 and has served as Chairman of the Board since August 2020.  During that time, Mr. Beasley has also served as a member of the Board’s Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees.  Mr. Beasley’s departure is not due to a disagreement with the Company, the Board or management on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.  The Company is grateful for Mr. Beasley’s leadership and service on the Board.

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.

GSE SYSTEMS, INC.

By:

/s/ Daniel Pugh
Daniel Pugh
Secretary, Chief Legal and Risk Officer
February 26, 2021