GVP GSE Systems
Filed: 26 Feb 21, 5:27pm
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) February 26, 2021
GSE SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(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)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Common Stock, $.001 Par Value||GVP||The NASDAQ Capital Market|
Emerging growth company ☐
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.
/s/ Daniel Pugh
Secretary, Chief Legal and Risk Officer
February 26, 2021