SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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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
HELIOS AND MATHESON ANALYTICS INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in charter)
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Empire State Building
350 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10118
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant�s telephone number, including area code: (212) 979-8228
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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
As previously reported, on March 18, 2019, the Board of Directors of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (the �Company�) appointed Robert Damon, CPA to serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company and Chief Financial Officer of MoviePass Inc., MoviePass Films LLC (�MoviePass Films�) and MoviePass Ventures, LLC, effective March 22, 2019, on an hourly consulting basis. On April 19, 2019, the Company and Mr. Damon entered into a new letter agreement, pursuant to which, effective as of the pay period commencing April 1, 2019, and going forward: (i) Mr. Damon will be compensated as an employee of the Company, serving as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company and Interim Chief Financial Officer of MoviePass Inc. and MoviePass Ventures, LLC, with an annual salary of $450,000, rather than receiving hourly compensation as a consultant, and (ii) Mr. Damon became eligible to participate in benefits generally offered to employees of the Company.
Effective March 26, 2019, Ceasar Richbow was appointed the Chief Financial Officer of MoviePass Films. Mr. Richbow is a certified public accountant with an LLM (Master of Laws) from NYU School of Law. He started as a Senior Accountant, and was promoted to Manager, at Ernst & Young in New York, New York from 1988 to 1991, and was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young in Atlanta, Georgia from 1996 to 1997. Mr. Richbow was engaged in private practice prior to becoming the Chief Financial Officer of MoviePass Films, first as Chief Financial Officer of Emmett Furla Oasis Films, LLC (�EFO�), and then as President of Business Affairs for EFO. He is certified in financial forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and is also a member of the bars of New York and Georgia.
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.
|HELIOS AND MATHESON ANALYTICS INC.|
|Date: April 26, 2019||By:||/s/ Theodore Farnsworth|
Chief Executive Officer