11/30/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/30/2021 15:31
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 23, 2021
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, Suite 130,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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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, par value $0.00001 Per Share
|NXTP||The NASDAQStock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).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 November 23, 2021, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of NextPlay Technologies, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), appointed Farooq Moosa as an independent director of the Company to fill the vacant Board seat resulting from Stacey Riddell's resignation on November 9, 2021, as disclosed in that Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on November 12, 2021. Mr. Moosa will hold this position until the Company's next annual meeting of shareholders or until his successor is elected and qualified, subject to his earlier death, resignation or removal.
There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Moosa and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Moosa was selected as a director of the Company. Other than the Company's formal plan for compensating its directors for their services, there are no plans, contracts or arrangements or amendments to any plans, contracts or arrangements entered into with Mr. Moosa in connection with his appointment to the Board, nor are there any grants or awards made to Mr. Moosa in connection therewith. Mr. Moosa is not a participant in, nor is he to be a participant in, any related-person transaction or proposed related-person transaction required to be disclosed by Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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.
|NEXTPLAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|Date: November 30, 2021||By:||/s/ William Kerby|
|Co-Chief Executive Officer|