|EX-10.1 - FOURTH AMENDMENT, DATED AS OF MARCH 26, 2012 - WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES INC||d321977dex101.htm|
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): March 26, 2012
WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State of other jurisdiction
|750 North Commons Drive, Aurora, Illinois||60504|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (630) 898-2500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
On March 26, 2012, Westell Technologies, Inc. (the Company) and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries entered into a fourth amendment (the Fourth Amendment) to the Credit Agreement, dated as of March 5, 2009 (the Credit Agreement), by and among the Company, Westell, Inc., and Teltrend LLC, as borrowers, and the PrivateBank and Trust Company, as lender.
The Fourth Amendment extended the maturity date of the Credit Agreement to March 31, 2013 and amended certain other provisions of the Credit Agreement including the applicable margin, and financial covenants.
The foregoing description of the Fourth Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Fourth Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
Arrangements of Certain Officers
On March 26, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Company established base salary, cash bonus targets and commission targets for fiscal year 2013. The performance criteria for the cash bonus and commission plans were also set. The following tables present the fiscal 2013 base salary and incentive compensation targets for the executive officers of the Company that were named in the Summary Compensation Table in the proxy statement for the 2011 annual meeting of stockholders:
|Title||Base Salary||Bonus Target|
Richard S. Gilbert
|Chairman, President and CEO||$||500,000||$||375,000|
Brian S. Cooper
|SVP, CFO, Treasurer and Secretary||$||270,000||$||162,000|
Christopher J. Shaver
|SVP and General Manager||$||250,000||$||125,000|
|Title||Base Salary||Commission Target|
Brian G. Powers
|VP of Sales||$||170,000||$||170,000|
For Messrs. Gilbert, Cooper and Shaver, the cash bonus is based 50% on achieving acquisition objectives, 25% on achieving revenue objectives and 25% on achieving operating income objectives for the Company for fiscal 2013. Mr. Powers commission is based 50% on achieving revenue objectives and 50% on achieving contribution margin objectives. The named executive officers would not be entitled to a bonus payout if thresholds for established objectives are not met. Actual bonus and commission payments may range from 0% to 150% of target levels.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
|10.1||Fourth Amendment, dated as of March 26, 2012, to Credit Agreement dated as of March 5, 2009, by and among Westell Technologies, Inc., Westell, Inc., Teltrend LLC, and The PrivateBank and Trust Company.|
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.
|WESTELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: March 26, 2012||By:|
|Brian S. Cooper|
|Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary|