MassRoots, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MSRT) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Effective February 21, 2018, Nathan Shelton resigned as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of MassRoots, Inc. (the “Company”) and well as a member of the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees (collectively, the “Committees”). Mr. Shelton’s resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company, any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, the Company’s management or the Board.
Effective February 21, 2018, the Board appointed Graham Farrar as a member of the Board and as a member of the Committees to fill the vacancies created upon the resignation of Mr. Shelton. Mr. Farrar is deemed an “independent” director as such term is defined by the rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC. There are no family relationships between Mr. Farrar and any of our other officers and directors. Mr. Farrar was granted (i) 250,000 shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Shares”) and (ii) an option to purchase up to 250,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at an exercise price equal to $0.36 per share (the “Option”). The Shares and Option vested in full as of February 21, 2018.
Set forth below is the biographical information of Mr. Farrar as required by Item 401 of Regulation S-K.
Graham Farrar, 40, has served as the owner and founder of Elite Garden Wholesale, a business which provides supplies for the growth of hydroponic crops, since January 2016. In addition, since April 2016, Mr. Farrar has also served as the President of G&H Supply Company which is a licensed commercial cannabis grower. From March 2014 until October 2015, Mr. Farrar served as Chief Product Officer of iStoryTime Inc, and from April 2008 until March 2014 he served as the founder and owner of zukka, a company which published the iStoryTime library of narrated and interactive children’s books for iPhones, iPads, Kindles and Nooks. In addition, Mr. Farrar has served in various other capacities including, but not limited to: Senior Account Executive for Network Hardware Resale; Manager, World Wide Customer Support and Senior Manager Quality Assurance for Sonos Inc.; and Senior Manager Partner Sales Engineers and Manager, World Wide Technical Sales for Openwave Systems (previously Software.com). Furthermore, Mr. Farrar has served as Chair of Education Outreach Committee and a member of the board of Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation since January 2011 and August 2004, respectively. In addition, from January 2001 until May 2010, Mr. Farrar served as a member of the board of Heal the Ocean and from January 2000 until March 2007 he served as a member of the board of Seacology. Mr. Farrar is qualified to serve as a member of the Company’s Board because of hisexperience in the cannabis industry as well as his experience serving a member of the board of various organizations.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On February 26, 2018, the Company issued a press release regarding Graham Farrar’s appointment as a member of the Board of the Company. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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About MassRoots, Inc. (OTCMKTS:MSRT)
MassRoots, Inc. (MassRoots) is a United States-based company, which offers technology platforms for the cannabis industry. The Company’s mobile applications enable consumers to provide community-driven reviews of cannabis strains and products, enabling consumers to make cannabis purchasing decisions. Through its mobile applications and Web portal, users utilize MassRoots to share their cannabis content, stay connected with the legalization news and follow their preferred dispensaries. Its mobile application features dispensary finder and menus; product pages and reviews, and Sponsored Posts 2.0. It provides business dashboards featuring MassRoots’ product data in actionable formats. The Company focuses on introducing other features for users and index the network’s public content on Google for software engine optimization (SEO) value. The Company gains insights into consumer trends by aggregating data from various cannabis consumers.