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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 January 23, 2023, Michael Dee delivered notice to the board of directors (the “Board”) of Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (the “Company”) of his resignation as a member of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Dee had resigned as the Chairman and from all committees in July 2022.
Mr. Dee has previously criticized the Board and management and voiced his concerns about his considerable differences of opinion with certain Board members and management.
In accordance with the requirements of Item 5.02 of Form 8-K, the Company has provided Mr. Dee a copy of the disclosures it is making in this Item 5.02 report no later than the day of filing this Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|17.1||Letter from Michael Dee to the Board of Directors, dated January 23, 2023|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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.
|VELODYNE LIDAR, INC.|
|DATE: January 23, 2023||By:|
|General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
From: Michael Dee
Date: January 23, 2023 at 5:49:45 PM CST
To: Ted Tewksbury, Hamid Zarringhalam, Andy Mattes, Kristin Slanina, Ernest Maddock, Virginia Boulet
Subject: To the Velodyne Board of Directors
I hereby resign from the Board of Directors of VelodyneLidar, Inc. (the Company), effective immediately. Michael Dee