Washington, D.C. 20549












Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 9, 2021





(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




Nevada   001-39187   87-0449945

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1185 S. 1800 West, Suite 3

Woods Cross, Utah 84087

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(702) 941-8047 

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code) 




(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  




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   CLSK   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC



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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On June 9, 2021, CleanSpark, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and Amer Tadayon entered into an amendment (the “EA Amendment”) to Mr. Tadayon’s Amended and Restated Employment Agreement, dated October 26, 2020 (the “Employment Agreement”), pursuant to which (i) Mr. Tadayon was appointed as President of the Energy Division, in addition to his current role as Chief Revenue Officer of the Company; (ii) Mr. Tadayon’s base salary (“Base Salary”) was increased by $100,000 per year; and (iii) the bonus percentage relevant to the calculation of Mr. Tadayon’s annual cash bonus, if paid pursuant to the terms of his Employment Agreement, was increased from 30% to not less than 70% of his Base Salary. The EA Amendment does not alter, amend or supersede any other terms of Mr. Tadayon’s Employment Agreement, all of which shall continue in full force and effect.


In connection with the foregoing, on June 10, 2021, the Company granted Mr. Tadayon stock options to purchase an aggregate of 100,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at an exercise price of $18.88 per share, which options vest in equal monthly installments over 36 months from the grant date.


The foregoing description of the EA Amendment does not purport to be complete, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of such EA Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No. Description
10.1 Amendment to Amended and Restated Employment Agreement, entered into by and between CleanSpark, Inc. and Amer Tadayon, dated June 9, 2021.






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: June 15, 2021   By: /s/ Zachary K. Bradford  
      Zachary K. Bradford  




Chief Executive Officer and President 






Amendment to Amended and Restated Employment Agreement


This Amendment to Amended and Restated Employment Agreement (the “Amendment”) is agreed to as of June 9, 2021 (“Effective Date”), by and among CleanSpark, Inc., a Nevada corporation (“CleanSpark”), and Amer Tadayon (“Employee”).


WHEREAS, CleanSpark and Employee are parties to the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement effective October 26, 2020 (the “Agreement”), and


WHEREAS, the Parties are entering into this Amendment alter certain terms of the Agreement as provided herein.


NOW THEREFORE, the Parties agree as follows.


1. All capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Amendment shall have the meaning set forth in the Agreement.


2. Section 4(a) to the Agreement is deleted in its entirety and hereby replaced with the following:


During the Employment Term, the Employee shall serve as the Chief Revenue Officer and President of the Energy Division. The Employee shall serve and perform the duties outlined in Exhibit 1 and other executive, managerial or administrative duties, functions or responsibilities as are from time to time delegated to the Employee by the Company or the Board.


3. Section 5(a) to the Agreement is hereby amended to provide an annual base salary of not less than $350,000.00.


4. Section 5(c) to the Agreement is hereby amended to provide a bonus percentage of not less than 70% of Base Salary.


5. Except as specifically modified hereby, all of the provisions of the Agreement, which are not in conflict with the terms of this Amendment, shall remain in full force and effect.









IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Parties have executed this Amendment as of the date first written above.


CleanSpark, Inc.

By: /s/ Zach Bradford

Name: Zach Bradford

Title: President and CEO





/s/ Amer Tadayon
Amer Tadayon