BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Bsquare Corporation (NASDAQ: BSQR) today reports a grant of a non-qualified stock option to purchase 129,173 shares of common stock under the company's 2011 Inducement Award Plan to Christopher Wheaton, who joined Bsquare as its Chief Financial officer on September 9, 2019 (the "grant date").
The option has a 10-year term and will vest 25% on the first anniversary of the grant date with the balance vesting in equal monthly installments for three years thereafter, subject to Mr. Wheaton's continued employment with the company, and the exercise price is $1.27 per share, which was the closing price of the company's common stock on the grant date.
The grant was approved on August 20, 2019 by the company's Compensation Committee including, a majority of its independent directors. In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4), the grant was made as an inducement material to Mr. Wheaton's entering into an employment relationship with Bsquare.
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Ralph C. Derrickson, President & CEO
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