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): July 12, 2018
The ExOne Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
127 Industry Boulevard
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (724) 863-9663
(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.|
(b) and (c)
On July 12, 2018, the Board elected Douglas D. Zemba, age 38, as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of The ExOne Company (the Company), effective immediately.
Brian W. Smith, the Companys former Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, was elected Senior Vice President. In his new Corporate Development role, Mr. Smith will provide vital input into strategic decisions to grow and restructure the Companys business. A critical near-term responsibility is for him to lead the Companys resource allocation initiative in accordance with the global cost realignment program recently announced by the Company.
Mr. Zemba has served as our Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Treasurer since March 26, 2013, through which he has had responsibility for the Companys global accounting and financial reporting. Mr. Zemba joined the Company on January 1, 2013 as Director of Finance shortly before the Companys initial public offering on February 7, 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Zemba was a Senior Manager in the Assurance practice of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC). Mr. Zemba joined PwC in 2003 holding various positions within the Assurance practice servicing both public and private clients in the manufacturing, industrial products, and metals industries.
Mr. Zemba will retain his role as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company.
On July 13, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing these management changes, a copy of which is included as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1**||Press Release issued by The ExOne Company dated July 13, 2018 titled The ExOne Company Announces Executive Leadership Changes|
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.
|THE EXONE COMPANY|
|By:||/s/ Loretta L. Benec|
|Loretta L. Benec|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary|
Dated: July 13, 2018