Service Agreement between the Company and Dr. Nikhil L. Shah

Contract Categories: Business Operations - Services Agreements

Exhibit 10.13





March 1st, 2018


Dr. Nikhil L. Shah
3456 Habersham RD NW
Atlanta, GA 30305-1157
(505) 463-8680


Dear Nikhil:


This letter will set forth the principal terms of our offer to you of employment with AVRA Medical Robotics, Inc. (“AVRA” or the “Company”).


Start Date: March 1, 2018.
Position: Chief Strategy Officer with duties and responsibilities commonly associated with such position, reporting to AVRA’s Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”).
Base Salary: No base salary will initially be paid. However, upon sufficient funding of the Company, the CEO may decide to begin paying you a monthly base salary, payable in accordance with the Company’s standard payroll practices and subject to applicable withholding taxes. Because your position is exempt from overtime pay, your salary will compensate you for all hours worked. Your base salary will then be reviewed periodically by the CEO and may be increased in amounts and effective as of such dates as determined by the CEO.
Stock Award: Employee will be granted 300,000 (three hundred thousand) restricted shares of the Company’s common stock per a vesting schedule. 60,000 shares will be fully vested on each yearly anniversary. Any non-vested shares shall be surrendered and cancelled if this Agreement is terminated. Per the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan, any non-vested shares will become fully vested should the Company be merged or purchased.
Benefits: You will be entitled to participate in such employee benefit packages as may be implemented in AVRA Management’s sole discretion, from time to time during your employment by AVRA.
Expenses: Normal pre-approved direct business expenses will be covered and payable upon submission of an expense report with receipts.
Term: Your employment will be “at will,” meaning that either AVRA or you may terminate your employment at any time and for any reason, with or without cause.
Confidentiality: On or prior to the start date, you will execute the Employee Confidentiality and Work Product Agreement which accompanies this letter.


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If you accept this offer, the terms described in this letter will be the terms of your employment, and this letter supersedes any previous discussions or offers. Any additions or modifications of these terms would have to be in writing and signed by you and an officer of the Company. The terms of this letter and your employment will be governed by the laws of the State of Florida.


If you wish to accept employment with the Company, please indicate so by signing and returning this letter to us by email to ***@*** or fax to ###-###-####. Copies of this letter signed by facsimile or electronic means shall be deemed to be originals and if signed in counterpart, shall be deemed to constitute a single document.


We are excited about the possibility of your joining us. I hope that you will accept this offer and look forward to a productive and mutually beneficial working relationship. Please let me know if I can answer any questions for you about any of the matters outlined in this letter.


/s/ Barry F. Cohen  
Barry F. Cohen  
Chief Executive Officer  


/s/ Nikhil L. Shah  
March 1, 2018  



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