U.S. 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): March 3, 2015
ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|9135 South Ridgeline Boulevard, Suite 200, Highlands Ranch, Colorado||80129|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (303) 734-1727
(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 March 3, 2015, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (the Company) approved retention bonuses (the Retention Bonuses) for the following executive officers of the Company: (i) Jonathan Lagarenne, Executive Vice President; (ii) Christine Amrhein, General Counsel and Secretary; and (iii) Sharon Sjostrom, Chief Technology Officer. Under the terms of the Retention Bonuses, the Company will pay each of these executives a cash bonus in the amount of $50,000, as long as such executive is employed by the Company or any related entity of the Company on December 31, 2015, with such bonus to be paid on or before March 15, 2016. The Retention Bonuses were approved in recognition of the value that each executive officer adds to the Company and in encouragement of their continued service to the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 9, 2015
|Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.|
|L. Heath Sampson|
|Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|