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): August 12, 2019 (August 6, 2019)
MYOS RENS TECHNOLOGY INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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45 Horsehill Road,
Suite 106 Cedar Knolls, New Jersey
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (973) 509-0444
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
Common Stock, par value $0.001
Series A Preferred Stock Purchase Rights, $0.001 par value
The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
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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 August 6, 2019, the board of directors (the “Board”) of MYOS RENS Technology Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Christopher C. Dewey as an independent director of the Company. Mr. Dewey will serve on the Board as a Class II director with a term expiring at the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders. The Board did not appoint Mr. Dewey to serve on any of the committees of the Board immediately, but may do so in the future.
Mr. Dewey, 75, is an active investor with over thirty years of experience in finance. From January 2007 to April 2011, he served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of National Holdings Corporation, a financial services organization operating through its subsidiary, National Securities. From December 2006 to December 2008, Mr. Dewey served as acting Chief Executive Officer and director of Z-KAT, Inc., a surgical navigation medical device company. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Jefferies & Company, Inc., the principal operating subsidiary of Jeffries Group, Inc., a securities and investment banking firm, from 1994 to December 2006. Mr. Dewey co-founded several companies, including Robotic Ventures LLC, Bonds Direct Securities LLC and Cannon Group Inc., a motion picture company that went public in 1972. Mr. Dewey has also served on the board of directors of various companies including Orthosensor, Inc., a medical device company, Mako Surgical Corp., a medical device company, and Auris Surgical Robotics, Inc., an ophthalmic robotics company. Mr. Dewey holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Dewey was appointed by the independent members of the Board following the recommendation of David Matlin, a significant stockholder of the Company. There are no family relationships between Mr. Dewey and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers and the Company has not entered into any transactions with Mr. Dewey that are reportable pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
|MYOS RENS TECHNOLOGY, INC.|
|Dated: August 12, 2019||By:||/s/ Joseph Mannello|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|