Current Report Filing (8-k)
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16,
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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Stock, $0.001 par value
Nasdaq Capital Market
of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of
Resignation of Jeffry P. Bialos
On April 12, 2021, Jeffrey P. Bialos tendered his resignation as a
member of the board of directors (the “Board”) of MICT, Inc. (the
“Company”), effective immediately. Mr. Bialos resigned to focus on
other endeavors and not in connection with any disagreements with
Appointment of John Scott
Effective April 12, 2021, the Board appointed John Scott as the
non-executive Deputy Chairman. Mr. Scott assumed his position as
the non-executive Deputy Chairman the same day.
Appointment of Robert John Benton
Effective April 12, 2021, the Board appointed Robert Benton to fill
the vacancy created by the resignation of Jeffrey P. Bialos. Mr.
Benton assumed his position as a non-executive member of the Board
on April 12, 2021.
The following is certain biographical information regarding Mr.
Robert Benton, age 64, has been the Director and Founder of
Anthology Media, Ltd, (formerly Bob & Co, Ltd) where he
provides integrated strategies designed to bridge the gap between
creativity and finance for TV and film production companies since
August 2010. Prior to his employment at Anthology Media, Ltd, Mr.
Benton was a Managing Director and Head of Media Investments at
Canaccord Adams Ltd., from September 2008 to June 2010, where he
focused on marketing, sales, and corporate finance. Mr. Benton was
also a Managing Director at Ingenious Media, an investment company
specializing in the media, infrastructure, real estate and
education sectors from August 2006 to May 2008. Prior to his
employment at Canaccord Adams Ltd and Ingenious Media, Mr. Benton
was employed as the Chief Executive Officer at Bridgewell
Securities Ltd, a United Kingdom investment banking firm, from
January 2002 to June 2006. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Benton served as
a Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Charterhouse Securities
Limited. Mr. Benton also served as the Global Head of Sales for
ABN-ABRO from June 1994 to June 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Benton was
a Managing Director of HSBC James Capel Ltd, from November 1992 to
currently serves as the Deputy Chair of Everbright Securities
Financial Holding Limited, which engages in the provision of
financial brokerage services. He also sits on the board of
directors for International Literacy Properties, a company that
works with authors, managers of literary estates and individual
heirs to help realize the value from book-based intellectual
property. Mr. Benton has served on the board of The Discerning Eye,
a United Kingdom based educational charity that promotes a wider
understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and further
stimulates debate about the place and purpose of art in our society
through its annual exhibition. Mr. Benton sits on the
Advisory Committee for Nash & Co Capital, Ltd, which is an
independent corporate finance and advisory company. Previously, Mr.
Benton served as the Chairman of Clarkson Plc, the FTSE 250
shipping group, from May 2005 to January 2015. Mr. Benton holds a
degree in Politics and Economics from Exeter University. We believe
Mr. Benton is well qualified to serve as a director due to his
extensive leadership experience.
There are not any arrangements or understandings between the new
directors and any other persons pursuant to which such director was
selected as a director.
There are no related-party transactions in which either of the new
directors or any of their immediate family members has an interest
that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of
A press release announcing the resignation of Mr. Bialos and the
appointment of Mr. Benton and Mr. Scott is attached as Exhibit 99.1
to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Chief Executive Officer
Dated: April 16, 2021