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 3, 2019


Milestone Scientific Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)




220 South Orange Avenue,

Livingston Corporate Park 
Livingston, New Jersey
(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (973) 535-2717


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name on exchange on which registered

Common Stock


NYSE American


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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 3, 2019, the Board of Directors of Milestone Scientific Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Brent Johnston as the Company’s President, to serve until the earlier of his resignation or removal. For serving as President, Mr. Johnston will receive an annual salary of $300,000, consisting of $250,000 in cash and $50,000 in shares of the Company’s common stock, payable in four equal quarterly installments. The Compensation Committee of Board will also establish a bonus program for Mr. Johnston, of up to $100,000, payable in cash or stock at the discretion of the Compensation Committee. In addition, Mr. Johnston will receive a car allowance of $1,200 per month.


Mr. Johnston is a senior level, medical device industry executive with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and organizational efficiency. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Johnston served as Vice President of Sales at Clariance, a spinal device company, since 2016. From 2015 until December 2016, Mr. Johnston served as Chief Executive Officer at ExsoMed, an upper extremity orthopedic company. Mr. Johnston founded and served as Chief Operating Officer at Aurora Spine, Inc., from 2011 until 2015. Mr. Johnston held senior executive roles at Phygen Spine (from 2009 until 2011) and Lanx, Inc. (from 2007 until 2009). Mr. Johnston also founded Corvus Medical, Inc., a company focused on products in spine, orthopedics, biologics and durable goods, in 2004. Mr. Johnston received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Administration from Eastern Washington University and received a Master of Business Administration from Norwich University.







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.








Milestone Scientific Inc.


Dated: September 5, 2019 


/s/ Joseph D’Agostino




Joseph D’Agostino 




Chief Financial Officer



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