|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2019
|Subsequent Events [Abstract]|
12. Subsequent Events
The Company evaluates subsequent events and transactions that occur after the balance sheet date up to the date that the consolidated financial statements were issued for potential recognition or disclosure. Other than as described below, the Company did not identify any subsequent events that would have required adjustment or disclosure in the consolidated financial statements.
On October 10, 2019, Ms. Star Jones (“Ms. Jones”), the Company’s President and a member of the Board, announced her resignation from her position as the President effective as of December 31, 2019 and that she will not run for reelection as a director of the Company at the next annual shareholder meeting of the Company, which is currently scheduled to take place on December 17, 2019. Ms. Jones’ employment agreement with the Company expired on September 24, 2019. During the period between September 25, 2019 and December 31, 2019, Ms. Jones will receive the same level of compensation and benefits as before. At such meeting, the Board of Directors resolved to accept Ms. Jones’ resignation. Ms. Jones served in such capacity since September 2014, and her decision to resign was not due to any disagreement with the Company (as described in Item 5.02(a) of Form 8-K). The Company thanks Ms. Jones for her years of service to the Company.
On November 15, 2019, the Board of Directors of Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Mr. Xin (Adam) He (“Mr. He”), the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, to be the interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective immediately. The Board also appointed Mr. He to be a director of the Company filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Maoji (Michael) Wang. Mr. He will not receive any additional compensation for serving as the interim CEO and director of the Company.
The entire disclosure for significant events or transactions that occurred after the balance sheet date through the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. Examples include: the sale of a capital stock issue, purchase of a business, settlement of litigation, catastrophic loss, significant foreign exchange rate changes, loans to insiders or affiliates, and transactions not in the ordinary course of business.
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