Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR) 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
On January 8, 2019, we issued a press release to announce the appointment of Rhonda Parouty, age 44, as our new Chief Operating Officer and that Joseph Karbowski, our former Chief Operating Officer, will continue to focus on his role as Chief Technology Officer.
Most recently, Ms. Parouty was an advisor to various start-ups, including Trivie, Inc. and ZenYala. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Parouty served as Executive Vice President, Channel Management & Consumer Brands at BrandeMuscle, a global leader in precision local marketing solutions. From 2007 until 2016, Ms. Parouty held various positions with HP Software, including as Head of Revenue, Global Business Development & Strategy Director (2014-2016); Global Business Strategy & Operations Director (2012-2014); and Global Application Owner & Consulting Services Leader (2007-2012). Ms. Parouty holds a degree in Business Administration Studies from Oakland Community College.
We have agreed to pay Ms. Parouty an annual base salary of $300,000 for her services.In addition, Ms. Parouty will be eligible to participate in our 2019 executive bonus program.Her cash bonus is targeted at 50% of her annual base salary.We also granted Ms. Parouty 10,000 restricted stock units (RSUs) and options to purchase 50,000 shares of our common stock at an exercise price equal to the closing price of our common stock on January 7, 2019, the date of the grant. Such RSUs will vest as follows: 1/3 on the first anniversary date of the grant date and the remaining 2/3rds will vest over the following 2 year period in substantially equal quarterly installments. Such options will vest as follows: 1/3 on the first anniversary of the grant date and the remaining 2/3rds will vest over the following 2 year period in substantially equal monthly installments. The RSUs and options will be granted under, and be subject to the terms of, our 2018 Incentive Award Plan.
Ms. Parouty is expected to enter into our standard form of indemnification agreement and to be a participant in our Executive Change in Control Severance Plan. The form of indemnification agreement and our Executive Change in Control Severance Plan have been filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 to our Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 21, 2017, and are incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Parouty and any other persons to which she was selected as Chief Operating Officer. There are also no family relationships between Ms. Parouty and any of our directors or executive officers and she has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release dated January 8, 2019
ASURE SOFTWARE INC Exhibit
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About Asure Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASUR)
Asure Software, Inc. is a global provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions that help companies to bring people, time, space and assets together. The Company serves approximately 6,000 clients in over 80 countries. The Company offers a range of solutions to help its clients optimize and manage mobile workforces and global workspaces. Its SaaS-based offerings include asset management, mobile room scheduling, mobile time tracking, scheduling software, space utilization solutions, tablet-based time clocks, time clocks, touch panels for room scheduling and workplace business intelligence (BI) analytics. It offers approximately two product lines, including AsureSpace and AsureForce. Its AsureSpace provides workplace management solutions that enable organizations to manage their office environments and manage real estate utilization. Its AsureForce time and labor management solutions help organizations to manage labor and labor administration costs and activities.