InFocus 8-K 2009
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): February 11, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 000-18908
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 503-685-8888
Former name or former address if changed since last report:
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In connection with the appointment of Michael A. Nery to the Board of Directors of InFocus Corporation (the Company) described in Item 5.02 below, the Company and Mr. Nery entered into the Companys standard form of Director Indemnification Agreement, a brief description of which is incorporated by reference from the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed November 17, 2008.
(d) On February 11, 2009, Michael A. Nery was appointed as a member of the Companys Board of Directors. Concurrent with his appointment, Mr. Nery was appointed to the Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees of the Companys Board.
Mr. Nery founded Nery Capital Partners, L.P., an investment fund based in Asheville, NC, and has acted as its manager since September 1999. From January 1997 to May 1999, Mr. Nery served as Vice President and Senior Analyst with Denver Energy Partners, LP. Mr. Nery has served as a director of Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (AMEX: TLF) since December 2003.
Mr. Nery has declined to receive options to purchase the Companys common stock typically granted to non-employee directors under the Companys existing non-employee director compensation policy.
On February 17, 2009, the Company issued a press release regarding the appointment of Mr. Nery. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
(e) On February 11, 2009, the Compensation Committee of the Companys Board of Directors made annual grants of stock options under the Companys 1998 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended, to certain of the Companys employees, including the following grants to the following executives:
These stock options vest as to 25% of the total shares subject to the award one year from the date of grant and as to an additional 1/48 of the total shares each month thereafter, subject to the executives continued employment with the Company. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the stock options become fully vested and immediately exercisable if, within 12 months of certain change of control events, the executives employment is terminated by the Company or its successor without cause, or the executive terminates his employment with the Company or its successor for good reason.
The following exhibit is furnished herewith and this list is intended to constitute the exhibit index:
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.