Matrixx Initiatives 8-K 2005
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) July 18, 2005
MATRIXX INITIATIVES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers
Effective July 18, 2005, Samuel C. Cowley has been elected to the Companys Board of Directors. The appointment increases the total number of directors on the Board from seven to eight. Mr. Cowley is an independent director who will serve on the Audit Committee and the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.
Mr. Cowley will serve on the Board until the next annual meeting of shareholders at which time he is expected to be nominated for a three year term.
In connection with Mr. Cowleys appointment as a director, on July 18, 2005, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors granted Mr. Cowley 3,500 shares of restricted stock, 50% of which will vest on the first anniversary of Mr. Cowleys election to the Board of Directors and 50% of which will vest on the second anniversary.
A copy of the press release issued on July 20, 2005 announcing Mr. Cowleys appointment is attached to this Report as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 20, 2005