SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 7, 2018
AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|1250 Wood Branch Park Drive, Suite 600, Houston, TX||77079|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code 713-644-8182
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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 May 7, 2018 American Electric Technologies, Inc. (the Company) and Charles M. Dauber, the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer, executed an employment agreement for Mr. Daubers employment from January 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018. The Company may extend Mr. Daubers employment for up to an additional six (6) months under certain circumstances. The agreement sets forth the terms of employment, including an annual base salary rate at the same rate for 2017 and 2016 set forth in his employment agreement which expired on December 31, 2017, a performance-based cash bonus at the same level granted for 2017 and 2016, a grant of performance-based restricted stock units at the same level granted for 2017 and 2016, a grant of restricted stock units with vesting requiring only continued employment, issuance of shares of common stock for each month of employment beyond June 2018, severance in the event of termination by the Company without cause, by Mr. Dauber for good reason, or due to a change of control, and executive perquisites. The foregoing description of the employment agreement is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit 10.1||Employment Agreement dated May 7, 2018 between the Company and Charles M. Dauber.|
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.
|AMERICAN ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: May 14, 2018||By:|
|William B. Brod|
|Chief Financial Officer|