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):
December 12, 2012
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Chief Financial Officer
On December 13, 2012, the board of directors (the Board) of CytoDyn Inc. (the Company) appointed Michael D. Mulholland Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary of the Company.
Mr. Mulholland brings more than 25 years of senior level financial leadership and management experience in strategic planning, corporate finance, acquisition, corporate restructurings, SEC reporting, risk management, investor relations and corporate governance, among other matters. In 2011 and 2012, Mr. Mulholland served as the Chief Financial Officer for Nautilus, Inc., a NYSE-listed developer and marketer of fitness equipment. From 2010 to 2011, he served as the Chief Financial Officer for Corporate Management Advisors, Inc., a private holding company for numerous diverse domestic and international investments. From 2008 to 2009, Mr. Mulholland was VP of Finance of Gevity HR, Inc., a publicly held business services company. From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Mulholland served as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary for Barrett Business Services, Inc. (Barrett), a publicly held business services company. Mr. Mulholland began his career in finance with Deloitte & Touche LLP, an international accounting and consulting firm. He has an M.B.A. in finance and a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Oregon.
None of the entities described above is a parent, subsidiary or other affiliate of the Company.
No arrangement or understanding exists between Mr. Mulholland and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Mulholland was appointed as an executive officer of the Company. Mr. Mulholland is not related to any director or other executive officer of the Company.
Mr. Mulhollands annual base salary level was established by the Board at $175,000. He was also granted an option to purchase 100,000 shares of the Companys common stock at an exercise price of $1.40 per share, with vesting in three equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary of the grant date. The option has a five-year term.
Chief Executive Officer
On December 17, 2012, Nader Z. Pourhassan, Ph.D., was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Dr. Pourhassan had previously been appointed to the positions of President and CEO on an interim basis.
Equity Incentive Plan
At the annual meeting of shareholders held on December 12, 2012, the shareholders of the Company approved the CytoDyn Inc. 2012 Equity Incentive Plan (the Plan). The description of the Plan included under the heading Proposal 3 Approval of CytoDyn Inc. 2012 Equity Incentive Plan on pages 14 through 16 of the Companys definitive proxy materials filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 19, 2012, is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the Plan is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
(b) The matters considered and voted on by the Companys shareholders at the annual meeting and the vote of the shareholders were approved by the votes indicated below:
Proposal 1. Election of seven directors, each for a one-year term.
Proposal 2. Ratification of the appointment of Pender Newkirk & Company LLP as the Companys independent public accountants for the year ending May 31, 2013.
Proposal 3. Approval of the CytoDyn Inc. 2012 Equity Incentive Plan.
The following exhibit is filed with this Form 8-K:
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 thereunto duly authorized.