8-K 1 tm2022907d1_8k.htm FORM 8-K












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 16, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)


Delaware   001-36216   14-1999058

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

  (Commission File No.)   (IRS Employee Identification No.)


4120 Freidrich Lane, Suite 100

Austin, Texas, 78744

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)



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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 June 16, 2020, Ideal Power Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at which the Company’s stockholders approved the Ideal Power Inc. Amended & Restated 2013 Equity Incentive Plan (the “2013 Plan”). The 2013 Plan was amended primarily to (1) increase the number of authorized shares under the 2013 Plan by 350,000 shares and (2) to extend the term of the 2013 Plan to June 16, 2030. The 2013 Plan became effective immediately upon stockholder approval at the Annual Meeting.


A summary of the material terms of the 2013 Plan are set forth in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”). The summaries of the 2013 Plan set forth above and in the Proxy Statement are qualified in their entirety by reference to the full text of the 2013 Plan, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On June 16, 2020, the Company held the Annual Meeting as a virtual meeting online via live audio webcast. The Company’s stockholders voted on, and approved, the following proposals at the Annual Meeting:


Proposal 1 — Election of four directors to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.


Nominee:  For  Withheld  Broker Non-Votes
R. Daniel Brdar  587,166  6,967  605,875
David B. Eisenhaure  581,515  12,618  605,875
Ted Lesster  577,610  16,523  605,875
Michael C. Turmelle  581,487  12,646  605,875


Proposal 2 — Ratification of the appointment of Gumbiner Savett Inc. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.


For  Against  Abstain
1,191,469  7,570  969


Proposal 3 — Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.


 For  Against  Abstain  Broker Non-Votes
562,302  29,177  2,654  605,875


Proposal 4 — Approval of the amended Ideal Power Inc. 2013 Equity Incentive Plan.


 For  Against  Abstain  Broker Non-Votes
524,295  66,228  3,610  605,875



item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)  Exhibits.


10.1   Ideal Power Inc. Amended & Restated 2013 Equity Incentive Plan







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



Dated: June 18, 2020 IDEAL POWER INC.  
  By:   /s/ Timothy Burns  
    Timothy Burns  
    Chief Financial Officer