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): September 25, 2019
Charles & Colvard, Ltd.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
|170 Southport Drive|
|Morrisville, North Carolina||27560|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||
(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, no par value per share||CTHR||
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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 September 25, 2019, Jaqui Lividini resigned as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (the “Company”), effective as of the close of business on September 25, 2019 (the “Effective Date”), due to the demands of her growing business. Her resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices.
In recognition of Ms. Lividini’s service and valued contributions as a director of the Company, the Board determined to accelerate the vesting on the unvested stock option to purchase 50,005 shares of the Company’s common stock held by Ms. Lividini to vest on the Effective Date, to extend the exercise period of all of Ms. Lividini’s outstanding stock options to purchase an aggregate of 202,330 shares of common stock until the date that is six months after the Effective Date, and to pay Ms. Lividini cash compensation in accordance with the Company’s current Board of Directors Compensation Program through September 30, 2019.
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.
|Charles & Colvard, Ltd.|
|September 30, 2019||By:||/s/ Clint J. Pete|
|Clint J. Pete|
|Chief Financial Officer|