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Washington, D.C. 20549





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


Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): December 25, 2021


Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   001-37854   99-0367049

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1414 Harbour Way South, Suite 1201

Richmond, California 94804

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(510) 984-1761

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Registrant’s former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share   EKSO   Nasdaq Capital Market


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.


On December 25, 2021, effective immediately, our Board of Directors (the “Board”) approved an increase in the size of the Board to seven people and appointed Corinna E. Lathan, Ph.D. to serve as a director of the Company, with Dr. Lathan’s term to expire as of our 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


Dr. Lathan has over twenty years of experience as a leader and technology innovator with deep expertise in human-technology interfaces for robotics and mobile technology platforms. She co-founded AnthroTronix, a biomedical engineering research and development company that creates diverse products in robotics, digital health, wearable technology, and augmented reality, and has led it as Board Chair and CEO for over 20 years. She currently serves on the board of PTC, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTC), a global technology provider of Internet of Things and Augmented Reality platforms, and is a member of its Audit and Cybersecurity Committees. In addition, Dr. Lathan previously served as Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at The Catholic University of America and as Adjunct Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park. Dr. Lathan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biopsychology and Mathematics from Swarthmore College, a Master’s degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


No “family relationship,” as the term is defined in Item 401(d) of Regulation S-K, exists among Dr. Lathan, on the one hand, and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers, on the other hand.


On December 28, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Dr. Lathan to the Board. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. 







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


  By: /s/ Jack Peurach
  Name: Jack Peurach
  Title: Chief Executive Officer


Dated: December 28, 2021