SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November
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The information in Item 5.02
is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01 as if fully set forth herein.
||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On November 29, 2012, Electromed,
Inc. (the “Company”) announced the appointment of Kathleen Skarvan, 56, to the position of Chief Executive Officer
of the Company, effective December 1, 2012. Ms. Skarvan succeeds Dr. James J. Cassidy, who had served as interim CEO since May
2012. Dr. Cassidy will continue to serve as Chief Operating Officer of the Company.
Ms. Skarvan served as Vice President
of Operations at OEM Fabricators from November 2011 until October 2012. Prior to her position with OEM Fabricators, Ms. Skarvan
served in various roles at Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, most recently as the President of the Disk Drive Components Division
from April 2007 until March 2011. As President of the Disk Drive Components Division, Ms. Skarvan managed a public company division
with annual revenues in excess of $300 million. Ms. Skarvan also served as a Senior Vice President of Hutchinson Technology Incorporated
from December 2010 to March 2011, and as Vice President of Sales & Marketing of the Disk Drive Components Division from October
2003 until April 2007.
Ms. Skarvan’s employment
with the Company as Chief Executive Officer is pursuant to an employment agreement dated effective December 1, 2012, between the
Company and Ms. Skarvan (the “Employment Agreement”). The Employment Agreement has an initial term of employment beginning
December 1, 2012 and continuing through the end of calendar year 2013. After the initial term, the Employment Agreement will renew
for successive one-year periods, unless terminated in accordance with the terms of the Employment Agreement. The Employment Agreement
provides for an initial annual base salary of $210,000, which is subject to annual review by the Company’s Board of Directors
(the “Board”), and a bonus in the maximum aggregate amount of 20% of Ms. Skarvan’s base salary based upon achievement
of certain goals and milestones related to financial and operational performance, as set forth in a CEO bonus plan established
by the Personnel and Compensation Committee of the Board. Ms. Skarvan is also eligible for paid time off, participation in any
other employee benefit plans generally available to the Company’s employees, and certain other benefits as set forth in the
The Employment Agreement also provides
for a non-qualified stock option grant to purchase 20,000 shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Option”)
pursuant to the Company’s 2012 Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”). The Option has an exercise price equal to the
fair market value of the Company’s common stock on December 3, 2012, the date of the grant, has a 10-year term, and vests
as to 6,667 shares on the last day of each of the Company’s fiscal years ending June 30, 2013, 2014 and 2015 (as to the final
6,666 shares). The Option is governed by the Plan and the option award agreement.
The Employment Agreement may be
terminated at any time by either party. If the Employment Agreement is terminated by the Company without cause or by Ms. Skarvan
for good reason (as both are defined in the Employment Agreement), the Company may be required to pay severance to Ms. Skarvan
in a lump sum equal to one year of her then-current base salary. If the Employment Agreement is terminated by Ms. Skarvan within
six months following a change in control (as defined in the Employment Agreement) or by the Company following a change in control,
provided that such change in control occur subsequent to the Company’s Fiscal 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the Company
may be required to pay severance to Ms. Skarvan in a lump sum equal to one year of her then-current base salary. If a change in
control occurs before, at or as a result of actions taken by shareholders at the Company’s Fiscal 2013 Annual Meeting of
Shareholders, no severance will be paid to Ms. Skarvan. Any severance paid to Ms. Skarvan will be paid in exchange for Ms. Skarvan’s
release of claims against the Company and her compliance with the separate Non-Competition Agreement.
In addition to the Employment Agreement,
the Company and Ms. Skarvan entered into a Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement dated effective December
1, 2012 (the “Non-Competition Agreement”), pursuant to which Ms. Skarvan agreed that during the term of her employment
and for the 12 months following her termination with the Company, that she will not (i) compete with the Company or (ii) solicit
any customers, employees, or business contacts of the Company.
The foregoing summary does not
purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Employment Agreement and the Non-Competition Agreement,
a copy of which are attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and Exhibit 10.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.
||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
| ||(a)||Financial statements: None.
|(b)||Pro forma financial information: None.
|(c)||Shell company transactions: None.
|10.1||Employment Agreement dated effective December 1, 2012, by and between the Company and Kathleen
|10.2||Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement dated effective December 1, 2012,
by and between the Company and Kathleen Skarvan.|
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: December 3, 2012
||/s/ Jeremy Brock|
||Chief Financial Officer|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
EXHIBIT INDEX TO FORM 8-K
|Date of Report:
||Commission File No.:|
|November 29, 2012
||Employment Agreement dated effective December 1, 2012, by and between the Company and Kathleen Skarvan.|
||Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation and Confidentiality Agreement dated effective December 1, 2012, by and between the Company and Kathleen Skarvan.|