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): October 9, 2019

     

 

MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Utah

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)

Commission File Number

000-27039

98-1246221

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

  

1340 West Valley Parkway Suite #205 Escondido, California 92029

(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code) 

(888) 777-4362

(Issuer's telephone number)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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.  

 

Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management

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

(d) On October 9, 2019, the registrant appointed Jesus Quintero as a member of its board of directors. There is no arrangement or understanding between the registrant and Mr. Quintero and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Quintero was selected as a director. Mr. Quintero is currently our Principal Financial Officer. The registrant does not expect to name Mr. Quintero to any board committees. The registrant and Mr. Quintero entered into an amended agreement whereby the registrant agreed to compensate Mr. Quintero by increasing his monthly salary from $5,000 to $6,500.

From January, 2013 to September, 2014, Mr. Quintero served as the Chief Financial Officer of Brazil Interactive Media, Inc. Mr. Quintero is also the current CFO for Mass Roots Inc (MSRT ). From 2011 to the present, Mr. Quintero has served as a financial consultant to several multi-million dollar businesses in South Florida. He has extensive experience in public company reporting and SEC/SOX compliance, and held senior finance positions with Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), Latin Node, Inc., Globetel Communications Corp. (AMEX: GTE) and Telefonica of Spain. His prior experience also includes tenure with Price Waterhouse and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Quintero earned a B.S. in Accounting from St. John’s University and is a certified public accountant.

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 October 9, 2019

 

MARIJUANA COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC.

 

By: /s/ Donald Steinberg

Donald Steinberg

(Principal Executive Officer)

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