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): August 18, 2017
IDEAL POWER INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File No.)
(IRS Employee Identification No.)
4120 Freidrich Lane, Suite 100
Austin, Texas, 78744
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Issuer Telephone number)
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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 August 18, 2017, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Ideal Power Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), determined that it was in the best interest of the Company to remove Bill Alexander as Chief Technical Officer and appoint him as Chief Technologist. Mr. Alexander is no longer deemed an "executive officer" within the meaning of Rule 3b-7 under the Exchange Act or an "officer" of the Company within the meaning of Rule 16a-1(f) under the Exchange Act. On August 21, 2017, pursuant to the Board's decision, Mr. Alexander and the Company executed an amendment to Mr. Alexander's employment agreement to reflect the change in position. As Chief Technologist, Mr. Alexander will focus on research and development, including development of the Company's B-TRAN™ technology and innovations to its PPSA™ technology.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Current Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: August 23, 2017
IDEAL POWER INC.
/s/ Timothy Burns
Chief Financial Officer