HESKA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HSKA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

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HESKA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HSKA) 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 December 1, 2017, Heska Corporation (the “Company”) announced the promotion of Ms.Catherine Grassman to Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller of the Company, following the departure on November 30, 2017 of Mr. John McMahon, who was serving as the Company’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Grassman’s annual salary rate was increased to $210,000 effective December 1, 2017. Effective with her promotion, Ms. Grassman is the Company’s principal financial and principal accounting officer, and it is anticipated that, as such, she will provide certifications required by Rules 13a-14(a) and 13a-14(b) promulgated under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to be included in the Company’s upcoming Annual Report on Form 10-K.

Ms. Grassman, who is 41 years old, has been Heska’s Corporate Controller since January 2017.Previously, Ms. Grassman was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, an unaffiliated international public accounting firm, for 15 years, most recently as Senior Manager. She is licensed in Colorado as a certified public accountant and possesses a Masters of Accountancy and a Bachelors of Accounting. Ms. Grassman is expected to serve the Company in this new capacity at the pleasure of the Board of Directors for the foreseeable future and until her further promotion or earlier resignation or removal. A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Grassman’s promotion is attached as an exhibit to this current report and incorporated herein by reference.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Grassman and any other person in connection with her appointment to her new position at the Company, and she does not have any family relationships with any director or executive officer of the Company or any person nominated or chosen to become a director or executive officer of the Company. Finally, there are no “related person” transactions (within the meaning of Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission) between Ms. Grassman and the Company, and she did not enter into any new plans, contracts or arrangements with the Company in connection with her promotion.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)Exhibits.


HESKA CORP Exhibit
EX-1 2 grassmanexhibit991.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Exhibit 99.1Heska promotes Catherine Grassman to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer and announces executive departureLOVELAND,…
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About HESKA CORPORATION (NASDAQ:HSKA)

Heska Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports veterinary products. The Company focuses on the canine and feline companion animal health markets. Its segments include Core Companion Animal Health segment, which includes, primarily for canine and feline use, blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, and single use products and services, such as heartworm diagnostic tests, heartworm preventive products, allergy immunotherapy products and allergy testing, and Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products segment, which includes private label vaccine and pharmaceutical production, primarily for cattle but also for other animals, including small mammals. It offers blood testing instruments and supplies, digital imaging products, software and services, and single use products and services, such as in-clinic heartworm diagnostic tests, heartworm preventive products, allergy immunotherapy products and allergy testing.

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