Washington, D.C. 20549








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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 19, 2019




Sypris Solutions, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


101 Bullitt Lane, Suite 450





Louisville, Kentucky





(Address of Principal

Executive Offices)




(Zip Code)


Registrants telephone number, including area code: (502) 329-2000




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:


[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


[ ] Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


[ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


[ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


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.

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Section 5 –  Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.02

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



On April 19, 2019, John R. McGeeney, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Sypris Solutions, Inc. (the “Company”) provided notice of his retirement, effective as of the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled to be held on May 14, 2019. Mr. McGeeney, age 62, has served as the Company’s General Counsel and Secretary since June of 2003, and additionally as a Company Vice President since August of 2011. Mr. McGeeney will continue to serve in his current capacity until the effective date of his retirement and will remain available to the Company on a consulting basis with respect to certain ongoing or transitional matters thereafter, including participating in the search for Mr. McGeeney’s successor.







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: April 19, 2019 

Sypris Solutions, Inc.





/s/ John R. McGeeney



John R. McGeeney



Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary