PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANCORP (NASDAQ:PMBC) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

PACIFIC MERCANTILE BANCORP (NASDAQ:PMBC) 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

Election of New Director>
On November 21, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (the “Company”) appointed Manish Dutta to serve as director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Dutta was also appointed as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company’s wholly-owned banking subsidiary, Pacific Mercantile Bank.
Mr. Dutta was appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Company Board, and was appointed to serve on the Finance and Risk Committee, and Audit Committee of the Bank Board.>There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Dutta and any other persons to which such person was selected as a director. There are also no family relationships between Mr. Dutta and any director or executive officer of the Company. Mr. Dutta has more than 22 years of experience in the technology field within the investment management industry and is currently the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Ledger Technologies.
Mr. Dutta will participate in the current director compensation arrangements applicable to non-employee directors. Under the terms of those arrangements, Mr. Dutta will receive the annual retainer of $60,000 paid to all non-employee directors, pro-rata for the number of months he will serve during 2019. A total of 70% of the annual retainer will be paid in cash, in substantially equal monthly installments, and the remainder of the retainer will be paid in the form of a restricted stock award (the number of restricted shares subject to the award will be determined by dividing such remaining retainer amount by the market value of the Company’s common stock on the date of grant). The restricted stock award will vest in full on the one-year anniversary of its grant date. The Company will also enter into its standard form of indemnification agreement with Mr. Dutta.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 22, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Dutta to the Company’s Board of Directors. A copy of that press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
In accordance with General Instruction B. 2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report and Exhibit 99.1 hereto are being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such information or that Exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
EX-99.1 2 ex991pressreleasenewdirect.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Exhibit 99.1949 South Coast Drive,…
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Pacific Mercantile Bancorp is the holding company for Pacific Mercantile Bank (the Bank). The Company’s business operations are conducted by the Bank. It operates through commercial banking segment. The Bank offers its customers different loan products, including commercial loans and credit lines, accounts receivable and inventory financing, Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed business loans, and owner-occupied commercial real estate loans. Its investments primarily include securities available for sale, which consist of residential mortgage backed securities issued by the United States agencies; residential collateralized mortgage obligations issued by non agencies; asset backed security and mutual funds. Its sources of funds include deposits, and borrowings and contractual obligations. Its deposits consist of noninterest bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing checking accounts, money market and savings deposits, and time deposits.

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