TO SECTION 13 or 15(d) OF THE



Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 15, 2017


Rennova Health, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


001-35141   68-0370244
(Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)


400 S. Australian Avenue, Suite 800, West Palm Beach,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


(561) 855-1626
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On August 15, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Rennova Health, Inc. (the “Company”), based on the recommendation of the Compensation Committee of the Board and in accordance with the provisions of the 2007 Incentive Award Plan (the “Plan”), approved grants to employees and directors of an aggregate of 2,729,000 shares of restricted common stock of the Company, including the following to the directors of the Company:


Seamus Lagan 200,000 shares
Dr. Kamran Ajami   100,000 shares
Christopher Diamantis   100,000 shares
Trevor Langley   100,000 shares


The grants fully vest on the first anniversary of the date of grant, subject to the grantee’s continued status as an employee or director, as the case may be, on the vesting date. The restricted shares of common stock are deemed to be issued and outstanding and the grantee may exercise full rights with respect to such shares; provided, that, prior to the vesting date, the shares cannot be sold, transferred, pledged, hypothecated, assigned or otherwise disposed of. Upon the grantee’s termination of employment or service as a director, as the case may be, prior to the vesting date for any reason the unvested shares will be forfeited.


The shares granted to the directors were granted under the Plan pursuant to a grant agreement, the form of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing description of the grant agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreement.


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


The information disclosed in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


Exhibit   Description
10.1   Form of Grant Agreement






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 21, 2017 RENNOVA HEALTH, INC.
  By: /s/ Seamus Lagan
    Seamus Lagan
    Chief Executive Officer
    (principal executive officer)