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 10, 2020
Duos Technologies Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6622 Southpoint Drive S., Suite 310
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)
(Registrants 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 July 10, 2020, Duos Technologies Group, Inc. (the “Company”) and Gianni B. Arcaini announced that Mr. Arcaini would retire from his positions as the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, effective as of September 1, 2020 (the CEO Transition). In order to facilitate a transition of his duties, the Company and Mr. Arcaini entered into a separation agreement which is effective as of July 17, 2020 (the Separation Agreement). Pursuant to the Separation Agreement, Mr. Arcainis employment with the Company will end on September 1, 2020 and Mr. Arcaini will receive separation payments over a 36 month period equal to his base salary plus $75,000 as well as certain limited health and life insurance benefits. The Separation Agreement also contains confidentiality, non-disparagement and non-solicitation covenants and a release of claims by Mr. Arcaini. Mr. Arcaini will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company.
The foregoing is only a summary description of the terms of the Separation Agreement and does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Separation Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ending September 30, 2020.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On July 16, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the CEO Transition. A copy of the press release is filed hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial 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.
DUOS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC.
Dated: July 16, 2020
/s/ Adrian Goldfarb
Chief Financial Officer