eyes-8k_20190219.htm

 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  February 19, 2019

SECOND SIGHT MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

California

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

 

    

001-36747

 

 

02-0692322

 

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

 

 

12744 San Fernando Road, Suite 400
Sylmar, California 91342

 

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

  (818) 833-5000

(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

 

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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ITEM 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On February 19, 2019, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Second Sight Medical Products, Inc. (the “Company”), after reviewing the Company’s targeted milestones and performance for the year ended December 31, 2018, approved salary adjustments and long-term incentive awards for its executive staff, including the following awards to the Company’s executive officers:

                                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

 

            Shares

 

 

Current Salary

New

Salary

Stock Options

Restricted Stock Units

Jonathan Will McGuire

President and CEO

$407,790

$426,140

354,000

177,000

William Patrick Ryan

Chief Operating Officer

$310,000

$313,080

229,000

115,000

John T. Blake

Chief Financial Officer

$300,000

$306,870

163,000

   82,000

 

The long-term incentive awards are based on the Company’s overall performance in 2018 and the achievement of each executive’s assigned individual milestones. Salary adjustments were prorated for the individuals’ respective hire dates. The stock options have a strike price of $0.7401 per share, which was the closing price of Company’s shares as reported by Nasdaq on the date of grant, February 19, 2019. The stock options have a 10-year term and vest over four years from the grant date in equal monthly installments. The Restricted Stock Unit awards (“RSUs”) vest over four years from the grant date in equal annual installments. Vesting of the stock options and RSUs are contingent upon continuous employment with the Company.

 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.  

Date: February 22, 2019

SECOND SIGHT MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC.

 

/s/ John T. Blake

___________________________

By: John T. Blake

Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

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