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): July 28, 2014 (July 25, 2014)
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
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2839 Charter Street
Columbus, Ohio 43228
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principal executive offices)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 July 25, 2014 the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Emily Lu to the Board.
The Board increased its size from four to five members and appointed Ms. Lu to fill the vacancy. Ms. Lu is currently the Managing Partner of Gateway Resources Partners, Florida, an entity formed to explore business opportunities in oil & gas field service. Ms. Lu has considerable senior management experience, including serving as Chief Strategy Officer for Solar Power Industries, a vertically integrated manufacturer for photovoltaic solar components with experience in domestic and international markets. The experience of Ms. Lu in international markets and development of new products and business opportunities is experience that the Board considers valuable.
Ms. Lu will serve as a director and stand for re-election at the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Lu was also appointed to the Board's Audit Committee. The Board has determined that Ms. Lu satisfies the definition of “independent director” and the requirements for service on the Board's Audit Committee under the NASDAQ listing standards.
Ms. Lu received a B.A. from the School of Law at National Taiwan University with Honors. After high level executive experience at Diamond Shamrock, Taiwan (a wholly owned subsidiary of Diamond Shamrock, USA, the precedent of Occidental) and Swire & MaClaine, Taiwan (an Asian Pacific business unit of Swire Group, UK, and a 300 year old British Trading house), Ms. Lu earned a MBA majoring in finance from Florida Atlantic University. Ms. Lu speaks English and Chinese.
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.
|SCI ENGINEERED MATERIALS, INC.|
|Date: July 28, 2014||By:||/s/ Daniel Rooney|
|Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer|