8-K 1 form8k-11132018_011106.htm




Washington, DC 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 7, 2018



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4620 Arville Street, Suite. E, Las Vegas, Nevada 89103


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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 November 7, 2018, Wrap Technologies, Inc. (the Company) promoted and appointed Michael Rothans as the Companys Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Rothans first joined the Company in September 2017 as Senior Vice President of Business Development, a position that he held until his recent promotion to Chief Operating Officer. As Senior Vice President of Business Development, he was responsible for engaging larger police agencies across the United States. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Rothans served as a police officer and executive in the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department for thirty-one years, where he retired as the Assistant Sheriff overseeing the departments patrol operations in 2015. While there, he worked in all aspects of law enforcement, including custody, patrol, investigative, administrative, supervisory and management roles. In addition, he was responsible for a nearly one-billion-dollar budget and supervised over 6,000 sworn and civilian personnel. Mr. Rothans received many commendations during his career, including the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department Distinguished Service Award in 1997 and 2010, the Exemplary Service Award in 2001, 2005, and 2009, and, the Meritorious Service Award in 2008. In addition, as Chair of the Executive Force Review Committee responsible for reviewing all Officer Involved Shootings and significant uses of force, he developed invaluable knowledge about real world encounters between police and the public. Mr. Rothans graduated from Loyola Marymount University in 1984 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, immediately after which he joined the police academy.


In connection with his promotion to Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Rothans annual base salary was increased to $180,000 per year.

Except as disclosed herein, there are no related party transactions between the Company and Mr. Rothans that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, nor are there any further arrangements or understandings in connection with the appointment of Mr. Rothans as Chief Operating Officer.

A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Rothans new appointment is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1, and is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 8.01. Other Events.


See Item 5.02.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


See Exhibit Index.


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.





Date: November 13, 2018



 /s/ James A. Barnes




James A. Barnes




Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary




Exhibit Index


Exhibit No.





Press Release, dated November 12, 2018