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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): August 30, 2022 (August 25, 2022)


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   000-55925   46-3424568
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


44043 Fremont Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538
(Address of principal executive offices)


(877) 742-3094
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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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 August 25, 2022, Y. Tristan Kuo announced to the board of directors of Aerkomm Inc. (the “Company”) that he was retiring from his position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective as of August 29, 2022. Mr. Kuo’s resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its operation, policies (including accounting or financial policies) or practices.


On August 29, 2022, the Company entered into an independent contractor agreement with Mr. Kuo pursuant to which he will assist and advise the Company during a short period of time until it transitions to a new chief financial officer. Mr. Kuo will be assisting the Company with the following matters: SEC reporting, financial, accounting and SOX issues, and public offering and financing issues, until February 28, 2023 (unless the agreement is terminated earlier pursuant to its terms). The Company will pay Mr. Kuo a fee of $15,000 per month with a one-time $15,000 signing bonus and will reimburse Mr. Kuo for certain out-of-pocket expenses. A copy of the Company’s agreement with Mr. Kuo is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits:


Exhibit No.   Description
10.1   Independent Contractor Agreement with Y. Tristan Kuo dated August 29, 2022






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: August 30, 2022 AERKOMM INC.
  /s/ Louis Giordimaina
  Name: Louis Giordimaina
  Title: Chief Executive Officer