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): May 1, 2020
HARVARD BIOSCIENCE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
84 October Hill Road, Holliston, MA 01746
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (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, $0.01 par value||HBIO||The NASDAQ Stock Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2). Emerging growth company [ ]
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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 May 1, 2020, Harvard Bioscience, Inc. (the “Company”) eliminated the position of Executive Vice President, Cellular and Molecular Technologies in connection with the restructuring of its organization and terminated the employment of Yash Singh. Mr. Singh’s departure is a termination without cause under his Employment Agreement with the Company dated October 31, 2019 (the “Employment Agreement”). As a condition to his receipt of the severance benefits set forth in his Employment Agreement, Mr. Singh must sign and not revoke the Company’s standard general release, which includes a waiver and full release of claims against the Company.
The foregoing description of the Employment Agreement is not intended to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Employment Agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2019, which is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
|HARVARD BIOSCIENCE, INC.|
|Date: May 6, 2020||By:||/s/ James Green|
|Chief Executive Officer|