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): June 14, 2019




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Delaware   000-23590   59-3046866

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177 Broad Street,

Stamford, Connecticut

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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.

(c) On June 14, 2019, Joan Nano accepted an offer from the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, effective as of that date. In this position, Ms. Nano will also assume the duties of the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer, which are currently held by Robert V. LaPenta. Ms. Nano, age 64, has served as a financial consultant to the Company since March 27, 2019, in which role she has assisted the Company in its ongoing work to restate certain of its previously issued financial statements and prepare for the completion of its 2018 and 2019 financial statements.

Prior to accepting the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company, Ms. Nano has been Managing Director of Finance Solutions, LLC, a financial consulting firm, since 2008. As a financial consultant, Ms. Nano worked with public and private companies on the preparation of financial statements and other Securities and Exchange Commission reporting matters, acquisition integration, cost saving initiatives, ERP implementation and tax matters. From 2001 to 2007, Ms. Nano served as the Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer at Crane Co., a multi-billion dollar publicly held diversified manufacturing company where she led worldwide financial planning and analysis, investment analysis, budgeting, forecasting, accounting and internal and external financial reporting. Ms. Nano is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. from Sacred Heart University; she has completed executive training at the Wharton School. There is no arrangement or understanding between Ms. Nano and any other person pursuant to which she was selected as Chief Financial Officer.

As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Nano will receive an annual base salary of $210,000 plus a discretionary bonus opportunity and will be eligible to participate in the Company’s standard benefit plans. In addition, she will enter into the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement for officers and directors. Mr. LaPenta has agreed, in his individual capacity, to guarantee the payment of the Company’s obligations under the indemnification agreement.

On June 14, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing Ms. Nano’s acceptance of the Chief Financial Officer position. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) 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.

Date: June 14, 2019




By:   /s/ Robert V. LaPenta

Robert V. LaPenta, Sr.

Chief Executive Officer and President

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