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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

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

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 27, 2022

 

ALTO INGREDIENTS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware   000-21467   41-2170618

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

1300 South Second Street

Pekin, Illinois

  61554
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (916) 403-2123

 

 
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

  Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

  Pre-commencement communication pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value   ALTO  

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

(Nasdaq Capital Market)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

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 May 27, 2022, Christopher W. Wright, Senior Vice President, a named executive officer, and former Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, retired from his service as an employee of Alto Ingredients, Inc. (the “Company”).

 

Mr. Wright entered into a one-year Consulting Agreement with the Company effective May 28, 2022 to provide advice and consultation as requested from time to time by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer or General Counsel. Mr. Wright is to receive a biweekly retainer of $5,000 for his services under the Consulting Agreement. The scope of Mr. Wright’s duties and the fees payable may be expanded upon mutual agreement.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Number

  Description
     
10.1   Consulting Agreement dated May 28, 2022 by and between Alto Ingredients, Inc. and Christopher W. Wright
104   Cover Page InteractiveData File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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 1, 2022 ALTO INGREDIENTS, INC.
     
  By: /S/ AUSTE M. GRAHAM
    Auste M. Graham,
    Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

 

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