AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Adoption of Officer and Director Share Purchase Plan

On August 25, 2017, the Board of Directors of Aqua Metals, Inc. (the “Company”) approved, effective as of August 18, 2017, an Officer and Director Share Purchase Plan (the “Plan”), which allows executive officers and directors of the Company to purchase shares of the Company’s common stock at fair market value in lieu of salary or, in the case of directors, director fees. Eligible individuals may voluntarily participate in the Plan by authorizing payroll deductions or, in the case of directors, deductions from director fees for the purpose of purchasing Company common shares. Elections to participate in the Plan may only be made during open trading windows under the Company’s insider trading policy when the participant does not otherwise possess material non-public information concerning the Company. The Board of Directors has authorized 250,000 shares to be made available for purchase by officers and directors under the Plan.

The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Plan, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits Method Filing

The following exhibit is filed with this report:

Exhibit 10.1 Aqua Metals, Inc. Officer and Director Share Purchase Plan Incorporated by reference from the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-8 filed with the SEC on August 25, 2017


About AQUA METALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AQMS)

Aqua Metals, Inc. is engaged in the business of recycling lead through a process that the Company developed and named AquaRefining. AquaRefining process will provide for the recycling of lead acid batteries (LABs) and the production of lead. AquaRefining is a water-based ambient temperature process. The modular nature of AquaRefining makes it possible to start LAB recycling at a smaller scale than is possible with smelters. Its AquaRefining process begins with the crushing of used LABs and the separation of the metallic lead, active material (lead compounds), sulfuric acid and plastic for recycling. The active material is dissolved in its solvent. The primary lead is then stripped from the solvent using its automated process allowing the solvent to be reused continuously and indefinitely. Its AquaRefining process generates over three outputs, such as lead; cleaned plastic chips, recovered from battery casings, and sulfuric acid. The Company has not generated revenues.

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