Promotion Letter between the Company and John Post
EX-10.1 2 ex101-postpromotionlet.htm EXHIBIT 10.1 Exhibit
September 3, 2019
It is our pleasure to offer you a promotion! This Promotion Letter serves to confirm the details of your promotion as follows:
Chief Operating Officer
Full-time, Regular, Exempt
Chief Executive Officer
September 4, 2019
Base salary of $15,000 semi-monthly, which is the equivalent of $360,000 annually, paid in accordance with the Company’s normal payroll procedures. Such change in compensation shall take effect on the Company’s next regularly scheduled payroll following the Effective Date.
All forms of compensation which are referred to in this Promotion Letter are subject to reduction to reflect applicable withholding, payroll and other required taxes and deductions. Please note that Carbonite may modify salaries and benefits from time to time as it deems necessary.
You will be eligible for an incentive bonus of 65% of your base salary. The timing and amount of any bonus is subject to the discretion and approval of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors. See the Company’s Bonus Plan for additional terms and conditions.
As part of your promotion, you shall receive:
$500,000 in value of Restricted Stock Units of Carbonite’s common stock, vesting over 2 years with half vesting on each anniversary of the grant date.
$500,000 in target value of Performance-based Restricted Stock Units, which shall be earned and vest in whole or in part based upon performance criteria as determined by the Compensation Committee.
All equity grants described in this Section are subject to approval by Carbonite’s Compensation Committee. Specific terms of this award will be governed by Carbonite’s 2011 Equity Award Plan and separate equity award agreements.
Your employment with Carbonite is for no specified period of time and constitutes “at-will” employment. As a result, you are free to resign at any time, for any reason or for no reason, with or without notice. Similarly, Carbonite is free to conclude its employment relationship with you at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice.
This Promotion Letter may not be modified or amended except by a written agreement, signed by the Chief Executive Officer or Chief Financial Officer of Carbonite and by you.
VP, HR and Talent Acquisition
ACCEPTANCE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENT
I accept the compensation increase offer from Carbonite as set forth in the Promotion Letter dated September 3, 2019. I understand and acknowledge that my employment with Carbonite is at-will, for no particular term or duration and that I, or Carbonite, may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause and with or without prior notice.
I understand that the terms and conditions described in this Promotion Letter, along with the Carbonite Confidentiality, Invention Assignment and Non-Solicitation Agreement are the terms and conditions of my employment. No one other than Carbonite’s Chief Executive Officer or Chief Financial Officer is authorized to sign any employment or other agreement which modifies the terms of the Promotion Letter and Carbonite's Carbonite Confidentiality, Invention Assignment and Non-Solicitation Agreement, and any such modification must be in writing and signed by either such executive.
September 3, 2019