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

ENPHASE ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ:ENPH) 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; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers

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Effective December 1, 2017, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Enphase Energy, Inc. (“Enphase”) appointed David A. Ranhoff as Enphase’s Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. In connection with his appointment as Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Ranhoff and the Company entered into an offer letter, effective as of December 1, 2017.

Prior to joining Enphase, Mr. Ranhoff, 62, was president and CEO of the Solar Materials group at CGL, and served in a similar capacity at SunEdison from July 2013 until the acquisition of that business by CGL in 2017. He previously served as a senior vice president of sales and marketing for both the solar materials and semiconductor divisions at SunEdison, after its July 2010 acquisition of Solaicx, where he was president and CEO for four years. Prior to Solaicx, Mr. Ranhoff spent 20 years at Credence Systems, a public semiconductor capital equipment company, serving as its president and CEO for the last two of those years. Mr. Ranhoff received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University and attended the Stanford Executive Program.

Under the terms of his offer letter, Mr. Ranhoff will receive an annual base salary of $400,000, with a target bonus opportunity of 75% of his base salary, pro-rated for the remainder of 2017. Mr. Ranhoff will also receive a grant of 1,000,000 restricted stock units (RSUs). The RSU grant will vest over 4 years, based on Mr. Ranhoff’s continued service with Enphase. In addition, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors has designated Mr. Ranhoff as a Tier I Participant in Enphase’s Severance and Change in Control Benefit Plan, previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 10.50 to the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2013.

There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Ranhoff and any other person to which Mr. Ranhoff was selected as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Ranhoff has no family relationships with any of Enphase’s directors or executive officers, and he has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

The above description of Mr. Ranhoff’s offer letter is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the offer letter, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 5.02. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Enphase Energy, Inc. Exhibit
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Enphase Energy, Inc. is a provider of energy management solutions. The Company is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and selling microinverter systems for the solar photovoltaic industry. Its semiconductor-based microinverter system converts direct current (DC) electricity to alternating current (AC) electricity. Its microinverter system consists of three components: Enphase microinverters, an Envoy gateway and Enlighten cloud-based software. Its Enphase microinverters provide power conversion at the individual solar module level by a digital architecture that incorporates custom application specific integrated circuits (ASIC), specialized power electronics devices, and an embedded software subsystem. Envoy bi-directional communications gateway provides collecting and sending data to Enlighten software. Enlighten cloud-based software provides the capabilities to remotely monitor, manage, and maintain an individual system or a fleet of systems.

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