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EX-10.1 - EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITH FRANCES POWELL HAWES - American Electric Technologies Incd235934dex101.htm
EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE - American Electric Technologies Incd235934dex991.htm
EX-99.2 - SUMMARY OF FRANCES POWELL HAWES EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT - American Electric Technologies Incd235934dex992.htm

 

 

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): September 26, 2011

 

 

AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Florida   000-24575   59-3410234

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

6410 Long Drive, Houston, TX   77087
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 713-644-8182

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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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 26, 2011 American Electric Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Frances Powell Hawes as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Hawes, age 56, was most recently interim CFO of Sterling Chemicals, Inc. From 2005 to 2008 she served as CFO of NCI Building Systems, Inc. which manufactures and markets metal products primarily for the nonresidential construction industry of North America. Ms. Hawes was CFO of Grant Prideco, Inc., the world’s leader in drill pipe and drill stem technology, where she led Grant’s 100% spin-off from Weatherford International.

Ms. Hawes is employed pursuant to an agreement a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated by reference herein. A summary of the principal terms of the employment agreement are set forth in Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein. This summary of Ms. Hawes employment agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the agreement.

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On September 26, 2011, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Frances Powell Hawes as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Exhibit

10.1    Employment Agreement with Frances Powell Hawes.
99.1    Press release dated September 26, 2011 announcing the appointment of Frances Powell Hawes as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
99.2    Summary of Frances Powell Hawes employment agreement.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

  AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Date: September 26, 2011   By:  

/s/ Charles M. Dauber

    Charles M. Dauber
    President and CEO


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit
Number

  

Exhibit

10.1    Employment Agreement dated with Frances Powell Hawes.
99.1    Press release dated September 26, 2011 announcing the appointment of Frances Powell Hawes as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
99.2    Summary of Frances Powell Hawes employment agreement.