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DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED) April 2, 2019
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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 April 2, 2019, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of RealNetworks, Inc. approved the 2019 Executive MBO Plan. The Compensation Committee will administer this plan, which is pursuant to the RealNetworks 2005 Stock Incentive Plan, as amended and restated.
Payouts under the 2019 Executive MBO Plan will be determined by our Compensation Committee and will be based on company and/or divisional financial performance and individual performance. Financial performance will be measured by the achievement of specific financial goals related to revenue and contribution margin by reportable segment. Contribution margin by reportable segment is a non-GAAP measure that we define as operating income (loss) including other income (expense) net, but excluding the impact of the following: depreciation and amortization, acquisitions related intangible asset amortization, stock-based compensation, restructuring and other charges, and lease exit and related charges. Individual performance will be measured based on specified individual strategic and commercial business objectives.
Any bonuses payable pursuant to the 2019 Executive Bonus Plan will be paid in cash or in the form of fully vested restricted stock units, or a combination thereof.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the rules and regulations of the SEC, the attached exhibits are deemed to have been furnished to, but not filed with, the SEC.
2019 Executive MBO Plan
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.
/s/ Michael Parham
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: April 5, 2019
2019 Executive MBO Plan