UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 15, 2020

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U.S. AUTO PARTS NETWORK, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware

001-33264

68-0623433

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

(Commission
File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

2050 W. 190th Street, Suite 400, Torrance, CA 90504

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (424) 702-1455

N/A

(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 registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share

PRTS

The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

(NASDAQ Global Market)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. 


Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Appointment of New Director

On July 15, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Ms. Nanxi Liu as a Class II director of the Company, effective immediately, to serve until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or until her earlier death, disqualification, resignation or removal. The Board has determined that Ms. Liu is an independent director under the listing standards of the Nasdaq Global Market. Ms. Liu was appointed to the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board.

There are no family relationships between Ms. Liu and any director or executive officer of the Company and Ms. Liu does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

In connection with Ms. Liu’s appointment to the Board, Ms. Liu will receive the standard compensation received by non-employee directors, which compensation was last described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 27, 2020 and is incorporated herein by reference. Ms. Liu will also enter the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement, which was previously filed by the Company as Exhibit 10.7 to the Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 11, 2016.

Item 7.01.                                      Regulation FD Disclosure.

On July 16, 2020, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Liu to the Board. A copy of that press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by reference.

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report and Exhibit 99.1 hereto are being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such information or that Exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1

  

Press Release dated July 16, 2020, by U.S. Auto Parts Network, Inc.


SIGNATURES

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.

Dated: July 16, 2020

U.S. AUTO PARTS NETWORK, INC.

By:

/s/ David Meniane

Name:

David Meniane

Title:

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer