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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): October 8, 2021 (October 4, 2021)


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Nevada   000-55925   46-3424568
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44043 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538
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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On October 4, 2021, Dr. James J. Busuttil resigned from his positions as a member and chairman of the board of directors (the “Board”) of Aerkomm Inc. (the “Company”) and Aircom Pacific, Inc. (“Aircom”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Dr. Busutill also resigned from his position as a member of the board of directors of Aerkomm Pacific Limited (Malta), a wholly owned subsidiary of Aircom. At the time of his resignation, Dr. Busutill was a member of the Company’s audit, compensation, nominating and governance, and regulatory, compliance and government affairs committees, and he was chairman of the nominating and governance committee. Dr. Busuttil’s resignations were not the result of any disagreement with the executive management of the Company.


On October 7, 2021, the Board held a special telephonic meeting (the “Special Meeting”) and appointed Mr. Louis Giordimaina as a member of the Board to fill the position vacated as a result of Dr. Busuttil’s resignation. Mr. Giordimaina has been the Company’s Chief Executive Officer since March 22, 2020. Mr. Giordimaina’s bio can be found in the Company’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 filed with the Security and Exchange Commission on March 24, 2021. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Giordimaina and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Giordimaina was selected as a director.


Also at the Special Meeting, the Board voted to appoint Mr. Jeffrey Wun as its Chairman and to appoint Mr. Richmond Akumiah as Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee. Both of these positions became open upon the resignation of Dr. Busuttil.








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: October 8, 2021 AERKOMM INC.
  /s/ Louis Giordimaina
  Name: Louis Giordimaina
  Title: Chief Executive Officer