BOCA RATON, FLORIDA--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2012) - Poly Shield Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:SHPR) - Poly Shield Technologies Inc. (the "Company") is pleased to announce that on December 6, 2012, the Company entered into an employment agreement (the "Employment Agreement") dated December 1, 2012, with Rasmus Norling. Effectiveness of the Employment Agreement is contingent upon Mr. Norling arranging or procuring on behalf of the Company minimum rights (the "Minimum Technology Rights") to certain emission abatement technologies, with the effective date (the "Effective Date") of the Employment Agreement being the later of a) December 15, 2012 or b) the date the Minimum Technology Rights are delivered to the Company.
Under the terms of the Employment Agreement, upon the Effective Date (and conditional upon the Minimum Technology Rights), Mr. Norling will be appointed as the company's Chief Executive Officer, and will be paid a signing bonus of $180,000 of which, $50,000 has already been paid, $30,000 will be payable on the Effective Date, and the remaining balance of $100,000 will be paid on January 2, 2013. Beginning on the first anniversary of the Effective Date, Mr. Norling will be paid an annual base salary of $180,000 per year.
In addition, on the Effective Date, Mr. Norling will be awarded 154,000,000 restricted shares of the Company's common stock (the "Custodial Stock"). The Custodial Stock will be held in the custody of the Company, may not be sold, transferred, pledged or assigned by Mr. Norling, and will be subject to forfeiture pending the satisfaction by Mr. Norling of certain performance incentives, arranging or procuring on behalf of the Company certain technologies and the delivery of contracts for the sale of products or services based on the acquired technologies. The Custodial Stock will be released incrementally to Mr. Norling at a rate of $0.25 per share based on the non-contingent face value of the qualifying contracts, in minimum increments of 1,250,000 shares (ie. minimum incremental contractual amounts of $312,500). In order to earn full release of all the Custodial Stock, Mr. Norling will be required to deliver contracts having an aggregate non-contingent face value of $38,500,000. If these contracts are not delivered by December 31, 2013, Mr. Norling's rights to the Custodial Stock will be forfeited. Subject to these forfeiture restrictions, and restrictions on transfer, Mr. Norling will be entitled to vote the Custodial Stock.
For further information on this Employment Agreement please refer to the Form 8-K the Company anticipates filing on December 11, 2012.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Mitchell Miller, Director, President, and C.E.O
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