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): February 15, 2018
Power Solutions International, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
201 Mittel Drive, Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (630) 350-9400
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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 February 15, 2018, acting pursuant to delegated authority, the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Power Solutions International, Inc. (the Company), nominated Mr. Huisheng Liu as a director on the Board which was ratified by the full Board. Mr. Liu was appointed pursuant to the Investor Rights Agreement, dated as of March 31, 2017, by and between the Company and Weichai America Corp. (Weichai), the terms of which were previously reported in the Companys Form 8-K filed on March 27, 2017.
Mr. Liu, age 52, has served as Chairman of Weichai since 2013. Weichai is a significant stockholder of the Company. Mr. Liu also serves as Vice President of Shandong Heavy Industry Group Co., Ltd., in charge of corporate management systems development and business operation control. Mr. Liu joined the Weichai Group in 1989 and in addition to the aforementioned, has held various positions, including President of Chongqing Weichai Diesel Engine Factory, President of Weichai Heavy Machinery Co., Ltd., a listed company on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, and Executive Vice President of Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd.
In connection with his appointment to the Board, Mr. Liu will receive an annual award of 5,000 shares of restricted stock, subject to the terms of an award agreement to be entered into by and between the Company and Mr. Liu. Mr. Liu will also be compensated with an annual retainer fee of $50,000 and $1,000 for each Board meeting. Mr. Liu is not a party to any transaction that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
|POWER SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Charles F. Avery, Jr.|
|Charles F. Avery, Jr.|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: February 21, 2018