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

USA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ:USAT) 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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(b) Effective April 16, 2018, Mandeep Arora resigned as Chief Product Officer of USA Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Arora’s resignation was not a result of any disagreement with the Company, its management or Directors on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company.

(e) On April 14, 2018, the Company and Mr. Arora entered into a Separation Agreement and Release (the “Separation Agreement”). to the Separation Agreement, Mr. Arora resigned as Chief Product Officer of the Company, effective April 16, 2018.

The Separation Agreement sets forth the severance and benefits which Mr. Arora will receive from the Company following his resignation, and replaces the severance and benefits provided for under his Employment, Non-Interference, Non-Solicitation, Non-Competition and Invention Assignment Agreement dated November 9, 2017 with the Company (the “Employment Agreement”).

The Employment Agreement had been entered into between Mr. Arora and the Company at the time of, and as a condition of, the Company’s acquisition of Cantaloupe Systems, Inc. (“Cantaloupe”). Mr. Arora was a founder and, prior to the acquisition, had been the Chief Executive Officer of Cantaloupe. The Employment Agreement is attached as Exhibit 10.3 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 9, 2018.

The severance and benefits to be provided to Mr. Arora under the Separation Agreement include the following: (i) an amount equal to his base salary of $280,000 for a period of one year following the date of his resignation, payable on the Company’s regular payroll dates during such period; (ii) an amount of $370,000, payable in twenty-six equal consecutive payments of $14,230.77 on a bi-weekly basis, commencing on the first payroll date following the date of his resignation; (iii) group medical and dental insurance coverage for one year to Mr. Arora and his eligible dependents at no cost to Mr. Arora provided that he elects such coverage; (iv) subject to achievement of the target goals under the Company’s Fiscal Year 2018 Long-Term Stock Incentive Plan, and subject to the terms thereof, the Company will issue to Mr. Arora the number of shares of common stock which may be earned by him under the plan on a prorated basis to reflect the period of time he was employed by the Company during the fiscal year; and (v) subject to achievement of the target goals under the Company’s Fiscal Year 2018 Short-Term Cash Incentive Plan, and subject to the terms thereof, the Company will pay to Mr. Arora the cash bonus which may be earned by him under the plan on a prorated basis to reflect the period of time he was employed by the Company during the fiscal year.

The Separation Agreement provides that, at no additional cost, Mr. Arora shall reasonably cooperate with the Company upon its request from time to time during the five-month period following the date of his resignation in order to transition his work to another person.

The Separation Agreement provides that Sections 5, 6 and 8 of the Employment Agreement (relating to, among other things, non-competition, non-solicitation, inventions, and confidentiality) shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with their terms.

Mr. Arora has released the Company and certain other parties, including Cantaloupe, from and against any and all claims he may have subject to certain exceptions set forth in the Separation Agreement. The Company has released Mr. Arora from and against any and all claims it and certain other parties, including Cantaloupe, may have subject to certain exceptions set forth in the Separation Agreement.

The foregoing summary of the Separation Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Separation Agreement which is filed hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit 10.1

Separation Agreement and Release by and between the Company and Mandeep Arora dated April 14, 2018


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About USA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (NASDAQ:USAT)

USA Technologies, Inc. provides technology-enabled solutions and value-added services that facilitate electronic payment transactions within the unattended point of sale (POS) market. The Company is a provider in the small ticket, beverage and food vending industry and is also engaged in offering solutions and services to other unattended market segments, such as amusement, commercial laundry, kiosk and others. It has designed and marketed systems and solutions that facilitate electronic payment options, as well as telemetry and machine-to-machine (M2M) services, which include the ability to remotely monitor, control and report on the results of distributed assets containing its electronic payment solutions. The Company derives its revenues from license and transaction fees resulting from connections to, as well as services provided by, its ePort Connect service.

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