Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 3, 2021
cbdMD, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
North Carolina
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
8845 Red Oak Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (704) 445-3060
(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
NYSE American
8.0% Series A Cumulative Convertible Preferred 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.
As previously reported, effective October 1, 2020 Mr. T. Ronan Kennedy joined cbdMD, Inc. as its Chief Executive Officer. On March 3, 2021 our Board of Directors appointed Mr. Kennedy to also serve as our Chief Operating Officer. Effective March 3, 2021 we entered into Amendment No. 1 to the Executive Employment Agreement (“Amendment No. 1”) with Mr. Kennedy to reflect this additional role with our company. A copy of Amendment No. 1 is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this report and incorporated herein by such reference.
Item 9.01 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Incorporated by Reference
Filed or
Exhibit Description
Date Filed
Amendment No. 1 to the Executive Employment Agreement dated March 3, 2021 by and between cbdMD, Inc. and T. Ronan Kennedy
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.
cbdMD, Inc.
Date: March 4, 2021
/s/ T. Ronan Kennedy
T. Ronan Kennedy, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer