ENERGY FOCUS, INC. (NASDAQ:EFOI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

ENERGY FOCUS, INC. (NASDAQ:EFOI) 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 April 16, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Energy Focus, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Satish Rishi to join the Board as it increased the number of directors from six to seven. Mr. Rishi will serve as a director of the Company until the next annual meeting of stockholders of the Company and until his successor is elected and qualified or until his earlier death, disqualification, resignation or removal. Mr. Rishi will serve on the Audit & Finance Committee of the Board.

Mr. Rishi is currently serving as a consultant and interim Chief Financial Officer for View Inc. Mr. Rishi was Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Rambus Inc. and served as its Chief Financial Officer from April 2006 to August 2016. Prior to Rambus, Mr. Rishi held senior financial management positions at semiconductor and electronic manufacturing companies, including Dell Inc. and Intel Corporation. Mr. Rishi was a board member of Novati Technologies until October 2017, and a board member, Chair of the Audit Committee & member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of Measurement Specialties, Inc. from 2005 until its sale in 2014.

Mr. Rishi will be compensated in accordance with the Company’s non-employee director compensation policy, to which he will receive an annual retainer of $32,500 for service as a director and $7,000 for service as an Audit & Finance Committee member. In connection with his appointment, he also received a pro-rated portion of the annual $45,000 restricted stock unit grant given to non-employee directors, which will vest as of the earlier of the next annual meeting date or June 21, 2018.

On April 17, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Rishi to the Board. A copy of the press release is filed with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)Exhibits.

Exhibit

Number

Description

99.1

Press release dated April 17, 2018


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About ENERGY FOCUS, INC. (NASDAQ:EFOI)

Energy Focus, Inc. along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, installation and sale of lighting systems. The Company is engaged in developing and selling of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting products for military maritime market, and general commercial and industrial markets. It produces, sources and/or markets a range of lighting technologies to serve its primary end markets. It offers military maritime products, such as Military Intellitube, military globe lights and military berth light to serve the United States navy and allied foreign navies. It offers commercial products, such as direct-wire tubular LED (TLED) replacements for linear fluorescent lamps, LED dock lights, low-bay and high-bay lighting for high-intensity discharge applications and LED retrofit kits to serve general commercial and industrial markets.

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