Form 8-K BlackSky Technology Inc. For: Sep 16
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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): September 17, 2021 (
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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.
As previously disclosed in the August 18, 2021 Current Report on Form 8-K, BlackSky Technology Inc. (the “Company”) announced the contemplated (i) resignation of Mr. Brian Daum as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and his continued employment with the Company as a Senior Advisor as well as (ii) addition of Mr. Johan Broekhuysen as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer.
On September 16, 2021, the Company’s board of directors acted to accept (i) Mr. Daum’s resignation, pursuant to that certain transition and consulting agreement by and between the Company and Mr. Daum, dated as of August 18, 2021, effective immediately, and (ii) Mr. Broekhuysen’s appointment as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, pursuant to that certain offer letter by and between the Company and Mr. Broekhuysen, dated as of August 18, 2021, also effective immediately. Mr. Daum’s resignation did not result from a disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices, including its controls of financial-related matters.
Prior to Mr. Broekhuysen’s appointment as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, from November 2019 to August 2021, he served as Founding Principal of Open Water Advisory Group LLC, an advisory group that delivers capital solutions to the telecom infrastructure chain. Previous to that, from November 2012 to September 2019, Mr. Broekhuysen served as Chief Financial Officer of Segra (formerly known as Lumos Networks), a fiber-based telecommunications provider, where he led business expansion and was responsible for corporate development, treasury-related matters and SEC reporting. From July 2008 to January 2012, Mr. Broekhuysen initially served as Vice President and Corporate Controller and subsequently as SVP and Corporate Controller, at GlobalLogic, a digital product engineering services company, where he was responsible for accounting and reporting, global tax strategy and compliance and financial planning and analysis. Mr. Broekhuysen received a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting, Management Accounting, Economics and Commercial Law from Stellenbosch University and is also a licensed certified public accountant (CPA - inactive) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Mr. Broekhuysen has no family relationships with any current director, executive officer, or person nominated to become a director or executive officer, of the Company, and there are no transactions or proposed transactions, to which the Company is a party, or intended to be a party, in which Mr. Broekhuysen has, or will have, a material interest subject to disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
For descriptions of the transition agreement and offer letter, reference is made to Item 5.02 of the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K dated August 18, 2021, which is incorporated herein by reference. Those descriptions do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the full text of such transition agreement and offer letter, which are attached as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|10.1||Transition and Consulting Agreement, dated August 18, 2021, by and between BlackSky Holdings, Inc, and Brian Daum (1)|
|10.2||Executive Offer Letter, dated August 18, 2021, by and between BlackSky Holdings, Inc. and Johan Broekhuysen (1)|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Incorporated by reference to an exhibit to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on August 18, 2021.
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.
Dated: September 17, 2021
|BLACKSKY TECHNOLOGY INC.|
|Name: Chris Lin|
|Title: General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
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