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): April 5, 2019
Akoustis Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
9805 Northcross Center Court, Suite A
Huntersville, NC 28078
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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 April 5, 2019, Steven P. Miller resigned his position as a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Akoustis Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) and its Technology Committee. Mr. Miller’s departure was not due to any disagreement concerning the Company’s financial statements, policies or practices; rather, Mr. Miller indicated that he has accomplished his goals for his tenure with the Company.
In his resignation letter to the Board, Mr. Miller commented, “I believe I have accomplished what I set out to do when I accepted the position. I have enjoyed being a part of Akoustis’ early development and seeing the results of the hard work of so many people at both [Akoustis] facilities.” Mr. Miller continued in his letter, “I appreciate the contributions of the current board members and the leadership Jeff [Shealy] has demonstrated. I wholeheartedly support your efforts and remain a committed shareholder.”
The Company thanks Mr. Miller for his service, wishes him well in his future endeavors, and plans to celebrate his service during the next regularly-scheduled Board meeting.
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.
Akoustis Technologies, Inc.
|Date: April 10, 2019||By:||/s/ Kenneth Boller|
|Title:||Interim Chief Financial Officer|