12/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/03/2021 15:32
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): November 29, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(CommissionFile Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||Identification No.)|
28 West Grand Avenue, Suite 3
Montvale, New Jersey07645
(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:
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Name of each exchange on which
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||MICT||The NASDAQStock Market LLC|
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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 29, 2021, the board of directors of MICT, Inc., (the "Company"), promoted Hao (Kevin) Chen, its Financial controller of its China business to serve as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company.
Mr. Chen, 39, has more than 13 years of experience providing financial services to a variety of public and private companies, including in the role as Chief Financial Officer. He has a demonstrated history of working within the technology industry and is skilled in US GAAP accounting, SOX internal controls, debt and equity financing and strategic management.
Mr. Chen previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and board member of China Rapid Finance (NYSE:XRF), a holding company operating primarily in the emergency rescues services business, which utilizes cloud and other cutting-edge technologies to provide emergency rescue services, including an app based mobile platform, cloud call centers and large data centers. Prior to that, Mr. Chen served as a Senior Financial Reporting Manager to Qunar.com (China's online travel platform NASDAQ:QUNR) from 2013 to 2015 and served as an Audit Manager with Ernst & Young from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Chen holds a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, a Master of Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and a Bachelor of Mathematics from Shandong University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the U.S.
The Company and Mr. Chen are finalizing the negotiation of Mr. Chen's employment agreement and will file such agreement when available.
Mr. Chen has no family relationships with any director or executive officer of the Company. There are no arrangements between Mr. Chen and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Chen was appointed as an officer of the Company. There are no transactions to which the Company is or was a participant and in which Mr. Chen has a material interest subject to 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.
|Dated: December 3, 2021||/s/ Darren Mercer|
|Chief Executive Officer|