RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL) 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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On June 21, 2018, the Board of Directors of RF Industries, Ltd. (the “Company”) increased the number of directors on the Board of Directors to six members and appointed Robert D. Dawson, the Company’s current President and Chief Executive Officer, to also serve as a director, effective June 21, 2018. Mr. Dawson has been appointed as a Class III director, and will serve until the annual meeting of stockholders at which the Class III directors are elected (which meeting is scheduled to be held in 2019) and until his successor has been duly elected and qualified.

Mr. Dawson, age 44, was hired as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer on July 17, 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Dawson was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vision Technology Services, an information technology consulting and project management company that was acquired by BG Staffing. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Dawson was employed at TESSCO Technologies, Inc., a publicly traded distributor of wireless products and services. While at TESSCO, he held multiple executive roles in sales, marketing, product management and strategy, culminating with being Vice President of Sales. He joined TESSCO through the 2007 acquisition of NetForce Solutions, a technology training and consulting firm that he co-founded in 2000 and led as the Chief Executive Officer for seven years. Mr. Dawson received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hillsdale College.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Dawson and any other persons to which he was chosen as a director of the Company. There are no family relationships between Mr. Dawson and any director, executive officer, or any person nominated or chosen by the Company to become a director or executive officer. Mr. Dawson is not a party to any current or proposed transaction with the Company for which disclosure is required under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Directors who are also officers and/or employees of the Company do not receive any compensation for serving on the Board of Directors. Accordingly, Mr. Dawson will not receive any compensation for serving on the Board of Directors.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


R F INDUSTRIES LTD Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 tv497016_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1   Exhibit 99.1       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Company Contact: Mark Turfler SVP/CFO (858) 549-6340 [email protected]   Investor Contact: Robert Jacobs Jacobs Consulting (310) 927 3108 [email protected]       RF Industries Appoints Robert Dawson to Board of Directors    SAN DIEGO,…
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About RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL)

RF Industries, Ltd. designs, manufactures and markets interconnect products and systems, including coaxial and specialty cables, and fiber optic cables. The Company’s segments include RF Connector and Cable Assembly, Medical Cabling and Interconnector, and Custom Cabling Manufacturing and Assembly. It operates through five divisions, which include Connector and Cable Assembly Division, which designs, manufactures and distributes coaxial connectors and cable assemblies that are integrated with coaxial connectors; the Bioconnect Division, which manufactures and distributes cabling and interconnect products to the medical monitoring market; Cables Unlimited Division, which operates through Cables Unlimited, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company; Comnet Telecom Supply Division, which operates through Comnet Telecom Supply, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, and the Rel-Tech Electronics Division, which operates through Rel-Tech Electronics, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company.

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