SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): September 8, 2022
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
201 Daktronics Drive
Brookings, SD 57006
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, No Par Value||DAKT||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Preferred Stock Purchase Rights||DAKT||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(e) On September 8, 2022, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Daktronics, Inc. (the “Company”) recommended and the Board of Directors authorized grants of incentive stock options to purchase shares of the Company's common stock and grants of restricted stock units under the Company's 2020 Stock Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) to five of the Named Executive Officers as indicated below.
Each of these new incentive stock options vests annually as to 20 percent of the shares subject to the option over five years beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant, has a ten-year term, is subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan, and has an exercise price equal to the fair market value of the Company's common stock on the grant date, which was $3.02. Each of the new restricted stock units vest annually as to 20 percent of the shares subject to the restricted stock unit over five years beginning on the first anniversary of the date of grant and is subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan. Copies of the Plan and the forms of agreements under which these options and restricted stock units were granted are on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission as exhibits to the Company's reports.
The following table describes the grants of the options and restricted stock units to the five Named Executive Officers effective on September 8, 2022:
|Incentive Stock Options||Restricted Stock Units|
|Name||Title||Shares Underlying Options||Shares Underlying Units|
|Reece A. Kurtenbach||President and Chief Executive Officer||24,165||5,400|
|Sheila M. Anderson||Chief Financial Officer||11,250||2,500|
|Bradley T. Wiemann||Executive Vice President||11,250||2,500|
|Matthew J. Kurtenbach||Vice President||11,250||2,500|
|Carla S. Gatzke||Vice President||11,250||2,500|
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.
|By: /s/ Sheila M. Anderson|
Sheila M. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer
Date: September 9, 2022
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