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): November 7, 2012
VICON INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of Incorporation or
(Commission File Number)
89 Arkay Drive, Hauppauge, New York
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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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 November 7, 2012, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Committee”) approved a performance based bonus plan for certain of the Company's officers for fiscal 2013, including among others Kenneth M. Darby (Chief Executive Officer) and John M. Badke (Chief Financial Officer), that provides a bonus pool equal to 25% of consolidated pretax earnings, subject to certain adjustments. The plan participants will share in any earned bonus pool to the extent determined by the Committee for Mr. Darby and by Mr. Darby for the other participants. In addition, a performance based bonus plan was established for Bret M. McGowan (Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing for the Americas), whereby he could earn an amount up to $100,000 for the achievement of certain U.S. and export sales targets.
The Committee further approved discretionary bonus awards for certain of the Company's officers for fiscal 2012, including Mr. Darby who received a restricted stock grant of 15,000 shares and Mr. Badke who received a $30,000 bonus.
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.
Dated: November 13, 2012
VICON INDUSTRIES, INC.
By: /s/ John M. Badke
John M. Badke
Senior Vice President, Finance and
Chief Financial Officer