Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

January 1, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

Flotek Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-13270 90-0023731
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
8846 N. Sam Houston Parkway W.,
Houston, TX 77064
(Address of principal executive office and zip code)

(713) 849-9911
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Not applicable)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of Exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value FTK NYSE

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 1, 2021, Flotek Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an employment agreement (the “Agreement”) with Ryan Ezell pursuant to which Dr. Ezell will continue to serve as the Company’s President, Chemistry Technologies. Pursuant to the Agreement, Dr. Ezell will earn an annual base salary of $350,000, will be eligible to participate in the Company’s long-term incentive plans, and is eligible for an annual bonus with a target of 100% of base salary. If the Agreement is terminated by the Company without “Cause” or is terminated by Dr. Ezell for “Good Reason” (in each case as defined in the Agreement), upon execution of an acceptable separation and release agreement, the Company will pay to Dr. Ezell (a) severance equal to Dr. Ezell’s base salary (payable over 12 months), (b) a pro-rata portion of Dr. Ezell’s annual bonus for the year of termination, based on actual performance and paid at the usual time, (c) any earned but unpaid annual bonus for the prior calendar year, and (d) the difference between the amount Dr. Ezell pays for COBRA premiums and the amount similarly situated employees of the Company would pay for such coverage for a period of 12 months. In addition, if such termination occurs within 18 months following a “Change of Control” (as defined in the Agreement), all unvested equity awards that have been granted to Dr. Ezell under any incentive plan will become fully vested.
The foregoing description of the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

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: January 6, 2021 /s/ Nicholas J. Bigney
Name: Nicholas J. Bigney
Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

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