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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 27, 2017



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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.


Appointment of Lloyd Hoffman as President


On December 27, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. (the “Company”) approved the appointment of Lloyd Hoffman as President of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Hoffman will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as a member of the Board.


Mr. Hoffman, age 57, has served the Company in various capacities since 1991. Mr. Hoffman was named Chief Executive Officer and was appointed as a director of the Company on January 4, 2016. He served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from 2002 until becoming Chief Executive Officer.


Mr. Hoffman’s employment with the Company will continue to be governed by his existing employment agreement, as amended, as described in the Company’s Current Reports on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on September 2, 2016 and October 26, 2017. Additional information on the Company’s executive compensation program can be found in the proxy statement for the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 28, 2017.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Hoffman and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed as President of the Company. There are no family relationships between Mr. Hoffman and any of the Company’s directors or officers. Mr. Hoffman is not a party to any transaction that is required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Appointment of Donna Millar to the Board


Additionally, on December 27, 2017, upon the recommendation of the Board’s Nominating/Governance Committee, the Board approved the appointment of Donna Millar as a director of the Company, effective immediately.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Millar and any other person pursuant to which she was appointed to the Board.  Ms. Millar may have a material interest in certain benefits and other payments to be made pursuant to the employment agreement between the Company and Al Millar, Ms. Millar’s recently deceased husband and the former President and Chairman of the Company; however, the amount of such interest is unknown at this time. Ms. Millar will continue to serve in her current role as the primary point of contact for investor relations for the Company, with a current salary of approximately Can$160,000, and will continue to be eligible to participate in the Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. 2004 Stock Option Plan and the Company’s other benefit plans, practices and programs, as in effect from time to time, in accordance with their terms. Ms. Millar will not receive any additional compensation for her service as a director and will not serve on any committees of the Board at this time.


Item 8.01

Other Events.


On December 29, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointments of Mr. Hoffman and Ms. Millar, as described above. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.




  Exhibit No. Exhibit
  99.1 Press Release dated December 29, 2017.







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: January 3, 2018 By: /s/ Colleen McDonald  

Colleen McDonald

Chief Financial Officer