Qualstar 8-K 2012
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)
March 21, 2012
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Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (805) 583-7744
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On March 21, 2012, Mr. William J. Gervais, Chief Executive Officer, President and a member of the Board of Directors of Qualstar Corporation (the “Company”), notified the Board of Directors that he will retire from the Company and tendered his resignation as a director and officer of the Company, to be effective as of June 15, 2012.
Mr. Gervais co-founded Qualstar in 1984 and has served as a director since its inception, as President since 1984, and as Chief Executive Officer and President since 2000. Mr. Gervais will continue in his present positions until the effective date of his retirement and will assist in making a smooth transition to his successor. He will also be available in the future on a consulting basis as needed. The Board has commenced a search for a new Chief Executive Officer to replace Mr. Gervais.
A press release announcing Mr. Gervais’ retirement was issued on March 27, 2012, and a copy is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Qualstar Corporation held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on March 21, 2012. The final voting results for the matters voted upon at the meeting are as follows:
1. The following six persons were elected as directors to serve a one-year term expiring at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held in 2013 or until their successors are elected and qualified:
2. Proposal to approve the appointment of SingerLewak LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm to audit our financial statements for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, was approved by the following vote:
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.