8-K 1 form8k-07232015_110752.htm



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): July 21, 2015


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File No.)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

345 Hudson Street, 16th Floor

New York, NY 10014

(Address of principal executive office)

(646) 728-9500

(Registrants telephone number)

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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.

On July 21, 2015, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Everyday Health, Inc. (the Company) appointed Laizer Kornwasser as a director of the Company, effective as of July 22, 2015.

Mr. Kornwasser was designated as a Class I director and shall serve for the remainder of the current Class I term, which expires at the annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2018.  The size of the Board was increased to eight members to accommodate Mr. Kornwassers appointment.  Mr. Kornwasser will join the Audit Committee of the Board (the Committee), effective as of August 15, 2015.  

There is no arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which Mr. Kornwasser was appointed as a member of the Board.

Mr. Kornwasser will receive compensation for his services in accordance with the Companys Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy, under which he will receive a pro-rated annual retainer of $30,000 and $10,000 for his service on the Board and the Committee, respectively.  In addition, Mr. Kornwasser will receive a one-time equity grant having an estimated fair value on the date of grant of $150,000.

The Company intends to enter into its standard form of indemnification agreement with Mr. Kornwasser, the form of which was previously filed by the Company as Exhibit 10.4 to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-194097), originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 24, 2014, as amended.

Mr. Kornwasser recently served as Executive Vice President, Company Group Chairman for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. While at Valeant Pharmaceuticals, from February 2013 until June 2015, Mr. Kornwasser was responsible for the neurology, dental, aesthetics, generics, managed care and trade divisions, as well as the Canadian operations. Previously, Mr. Kornwasser worked in various positions at Medco Health Solutions, Inc. from August 2003 until its acquisition by Express Scripts in April 2012, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Consumer Solutions and Retail Markets. Prior to Medco Health Solutions, Mr. Kornwasser held positions at Opera Solutions, Walker Digital, Merrill Lynch and Coopers & Lybrand and served as an Associate Professor at Yeshiva University.  Mr. Kornwasser received a B.S. in Accounting from Yeshiva University and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.

The press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Kornwasser to the Board is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.  

Item 9.01   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.  


Number            Description

99.1                  Press Release dated July 23, 2015.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Everyday Health, Inc.



Date:  July 23, 2015


/s/ Alan Shapiro



Name:  Alan Shapiro



Title:  Executive Vice President and General Counsel




Number            Description

99.1                  Press Release dated July 23, 2015.