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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 28, 2019
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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3590 North First Street, Suite 210
San Jose, California 95134
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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 March 28, 2019, the Board of Directors (Board) of Energous Corporation (Energous or Company) elected Dan Fairfax as a member of the Board, to serve until the 2019 annual meeting of stockholders or until such time as a successor is duly elected.
Daniel W. Fairfax, 63, is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Brocade Communication Systems, a networking solutions company (Brocade) from 2011 until December 2017. Brocade was acquired by Broadcom in November 2017. Mr. Fairfax also served as Brocades vice president of Global Service and Support from 2009 until 2011, following Brocades acquisition of Foundry Networks, a networking equipment company, where Mr. Fairfax served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Foundry Networks, Mr. Fairfax served as the Chief Financial Officer of technology companies, including GoRemote Internet Communications, Ironside Technologies, Inc., Acta Technology, and NeoVista Software. Earlier in his career he held senior financial management and operations positions at Siemens and Spectra-Physics. He began his career as a consultant with the National Telecommunications Practice Group of Ernst & Young. Mr. Fairfax holds a B.A. from Whitman College and a MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Mr. Fairfax will be compensated pursuant to the Companys standard director compensation arrangement, and has entered into its standard indemnification agreement for directors. There are no arrangements or understandings between him and any other persons pursuant to which he was elected as a director. There are no transactions between him and Energous that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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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: April 3, 2019||By:|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|