Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 27, 2021


Desktop Metal, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-38835   83-2044042
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


63 Third Avenue

Burlington, Massachusetts

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(978) 224-1244

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share   DM   New York Stock Exchange


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).


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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On July 27, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Desktop Metal, Inc. (f/k/a Trine Acquisition Corp.) (the “Company”) appointed James Eisenstein to fill a vacancy and serve as a member of the Board as a Class II Director. Mr. Eisenstein was also appointed to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. Mr. Eisenstein will receive compensation in accordance with the Company’s compensation arrangements for non-employee directors. There was no arrangement or understanding pursuant to which Mr. Eisenstein was elected as a director. Mr. Eisenstein has also entered into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement for directors and officers.


On July 28, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Eisenstein’s appointment to the Board (the “Press Release”). The Press Release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly provided by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On July 27, 2021, the Company held its 2021 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Proxies for the meeting were solicited in accordance with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted on the following proposals:


I.To elect the following persons as Class I directors until the Company’s 2024 annual meeting of stockholders. Each nominee for director was elected by a vote of the stockholders as follows:


Nominee  For  Against  Abstain 


Dayna Grayson  139,511,048  107,965  101,411  20,616,475
Steve Papa  137,853,889  1,762,746  103,789  20,616,475
Bilal Zuberi  139,439,973  174,207  106,244  20,616,475


II.To ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021. The proposal was approved by a vote of stockholders as follows:


For  Against  Abstain  
160,015,565  159,475  161,859  





Based on the foregoing votes, Dayna Grayson, Steve Papa and Bilal Zuberi were elected as directors and the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP was ratified.


Item 9.01.Financial Statement and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


99.1  Press release dated July 28, 2021.







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.


    Desktop Metal, Inc.
Date: July 29, 2021 By: /s/ Ric Fulop
    Name: Ric Fulop
    Title: Chief Executive Officer