NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ:UEPS) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ:UEPS) 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.

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Mr. Smith and the Company entered into an employment agreement and a restrictive covenants agreement, which became effective on March 1, 2018. In addition, Mr. Smith and Net1 Applied Technologies South Africa Proprietary Limited entered into a contract of employment (“SA Employment Contract”) and a restrictive covenants agreement, which also became effective on March 1, 2018. Mr. Smith will receive an annual base salary of $375,000, which will be paid in South African Rand (“ZAR”) and a signing bonus of ZAR 3,000,000. Mr. Smith received 22,817 shares of restricted stock, of which 11,409 will vest on March 1, 2019, and 11,408 will vest on March 1, 2020, subject to his continued employment. Mr. Smith will be eligible to receive an annual bonus/cash incentive award, subject to the remuneration committee’s determination of the qualitative and quantitative components of such award. In addition, Mr. Smith will be eligible to participate in and receive awards under the Company’s 2015 Amended and Restated Stock Incentive Plan with the terms and conditions of any such awards subject to the discretion of the remuneration committee. The employment agreement provides that Mr. Smith is an at-will employee and his SA Employment Contract provides that either party may terminate the agreement with three months notice.

There are no family relationships between Mr. Smith and any directors or officers of the Company. There have been no transactions nor are there any proposed transactions between the Company and Mr. Smith that would require disclosure to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

The foregoing description of the agreements with Mr. Smith does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreements, which are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.80 – 10.83 and are incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description
10.80 Contract of Employment, effective March 1, 2018, between Net1 Applied Technologies South Africa Proprietary Limited and Alexander Michael Ramsay Smith
10.81 Restrictive Covenants Agreement, effective March 1, 2018, between Net1 Applied Technologies South Africa Proprietary Limited and Alexander Michael Ramsay Smith
10.82 Employment Agreement, effective March 1, 2018, between Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. and Alexander Michael Ramsay Smith
10.83 Restrictive Covenants Agreement, effective March 1, 2018, between Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. and Alexander Michael Ramsay Smith


NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Exhibit
EX-10.80 2 exhibit10-80.htm EXHIBIT 10.80 Net 1 UEPS Technologies,…
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About NET 1 UEPS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ:UEPS)

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. is a provider of payment solutions, transaction processing services and financial technology across multiple industries. The Company develops and markets a transaction processing solution that encompasses its smart card-based alternative payment system for the unbanked and under-banked populations of developing economies and for mobile transaction channels. The Company operates through three segments: South African transaction processing, International transaction processing, and Financial inclusion and applied technologies. The Company also provides secure transaction technology solutions and services, by offering transaction processing, financial and clinical risk management solutions to various industries. It offers secure online transaction processing, cryptography, mobile telephony, integrated circuit card (chip/smart card) technologies, and the design and provision of financial and value-added services to its cardholder base.

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