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Attachment 1

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): April 13, 2012

 

HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FINANCE CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         
Delaware   814-00802   27-2114934

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

312 Farmington Avenue

Farmington, CT 06032

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (860) 676-8654

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨   Written communications 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 communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 
 

 

Section 5   Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02(b)   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

 

On April 13, 2012, Mr. Brett N. Silvers advised Horizon Technology Finance Corporation (the “Company”) that he will not be standing for re-election when his current term expires at the Company’s next annual meeting (the “Annual Meeting”).

 

Upon recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the Company’s Board of Directors nominated Elaine A. Sarsynski to stand for election as an independent director of the Company at the Annual Meeting.  If elected, it is anticipated that Ms. Sarsynski will also serve on the Company’s Audit Committee and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Sarsynski currently serves as an Executive Vice President of Massachusetts Life Insurance Company and as Chairman and CEO of MassMutual Life Insurance International LLC.  

 

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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: April 16, 2012

HORIZON TECHNOLOGY FINANCE CORPORATION

 

 
 

 

By:

 

/s/ Robert D. Pomeroy, Jr.

 
    Robert D. Pomeroy, Jr.  
    Chief Executive Officer  
 
 

  

 

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