ParkerVision, Inc.
PARKERVISION INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 08/18/2017 16:26:47)

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT



PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934



Date of Report (Dat e of earliest event reported): August 15 , 2017



PARKERVISION,   INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)





 

 

Florida

000-22904

59-2971472

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)





 

7915 Baymeadows Way, Jacksonville, Florida

32256

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

(Zip Code)



(904) 732-6100

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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



On August 15, 2017, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of ParkerVision, Inc. (the “Company”) awarded equity compensation awards to each of the Company’s named executive officers in the form of Restricted Stock Units (“RSUs”) and Incentive Stock Options (“ISOs”) under the 2011 Long-Term Equity Incentive Equity Plan as follows:



Name and Title

 

# of RSUs

 

# of ISOs



 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Parker, Chief Executive Officer

 

100,000 

 

20,000 

Cynthia Poehlman,  Chief Financial Officer

 

50,000 

 

20,000 

David Sorrells, Chief Technology Officer

 

-

 

20,000 

John Stuckey, Chief Marketing Officer

 

50,000 

 

20,000 

Gregory Rawlins, Chief Technology Officer (Heathrow)

 

50,000 

 

20,000 



 

 

 

 

The RSUs vest in four equal quarterly increments beginning August 31, 2017.  Each RSU entitles the holder to one share of the Company’s common stock upon vesting.   The ISOs also vest in four equal quarterly increments beginning August 31, 2017 at an exercise price of $1.98 per share and expire on August 15, 2024.



On August 15, 2017, the Committee also approved a bonus program to reward David Sorrells for his leadership in the creation and development of the Milo™ product line.  Mr. Sorrells is entitled to receive a cash bonus in an amount equal to one percent (1%) of net Milo product sales for the first 24 months of Milo product sales.  The bonus shall be paid on a quarterly basis within thirty (30) calendar days of the end of each calendar quarter.



The Committee also approved the accrual of a bonus pool equal to an additional two percent (2%) of net Milo product sales to be paid, at the Committee’s discretion, to other executives and/or key employees for their contribution to the Milo product line on an annual basis.



 

 


 



SIGNATURE



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.







 

 

Dated: August 18 , 2017

 

 



 

PARKERVISION,   INC.



 

 



 

By   /s/   Cynthia Poehlman



 

Cynthia   Poehlman



 

Chief   Financial   Officer