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 26, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-20971   71-0788538
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File No.)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

200 Harvard Mill Square, Suite 210

Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 246-3343

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report) N/A



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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


On April 26, 2018, Paul McNeice, currently Edgewater Technology, Inc.’s Chief Accounting Officer, was appointed by the Company’s board of directors as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. Mr. McNeice’s current annual salary ($220,000) did not change in connection with his appointment as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McNeice and the Company are parties to a Severance Agreement, dated as of March 15, 2018, the terms of which are described in, and a copy of which was filed as an exhibit to, the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on March 16, 2018.

Mr. McNeice, age 40, joined Edgewater in 2010 as the Company’s Director of Finance, before becoming its Vice President of Finance in 2013 and its Chief Accounting Officer in 2017. From 2002 to 2010, prior to joining the Company, Mr. McNeice was employed by Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he served as Senior Manager, Attestation Services. Mr. McNeice is a certified public accountant.

Mr. McNeice is not related to any of the Company’s executive officers or directors, nor has he been a party to any transaction requiring disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.




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 27, 2018


Edgewater Technology, Inc.
By:   /s/ Jeffrey Rutherford
Name:   Jeffrey Rutherford
Title   Interim President and Chief Executive Officer