SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) August 28, 2016
THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY
Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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7730 E Greenway Road Ste. 203
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(Address of principal executive offices and Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (480) 656-2423
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 August 28, 2016, we appointed Richard A. Wright as the Chief Operating Officer of our company. Mr. Wright is currently the Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and a director of our company.
Mr. Wright is a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated Magnum Cum Laude in 1978 from Mount Union University in Alliance, Ohio. He has done graduate level MBA courses at Case Western Reserve College in Cleveland, Ohio. In 2008, Mr. Wright became the Chief Financial Officer for PCT International. PCT is a leading worldwide developer and manufacturer of last mile and access network solutions for broadband communication networks. PCT focuses on innovative and cost-effective solutions that allow service providers to improve system integrity and expand service offerings. It has manufacturing plants in USA and China and sells their products in 42 countries. In 2010, Mr. Wright began his own tax and accounting CPA firm in Scottsdale, Arizona, Wright Tax Solutions PLC. Mr. Wright also began Wright Investment Group, LLC, a small equity participation firm that helps provide seed capital through micro loans and financial expertise to start-up enterprises.
No family relationships exist between any of our directors or executive officers.
Certain Related Transactions and Relationships
Other than the information relating to the transactions with Mr. Wright as disclosed in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 14, 2016, (which information is incorporated into this current report on Form 8-K by reference), we have not been party to any transaction with Mr. Wright since April 1, 2014, or any currently proposed transaction with Mr. Wright in which we were or will be a participant and where the amount involved exceeds $28,463.99, being the lesser of $120,000 or one percent of the average of our total assets at year end for the last two completed fiscal years, and in which Mr. Wright had or will have a direct or indirect material interest.
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.
THE ALKALINE WATER COMPANY INC.
|/s/ Richard A. Wright|
|Richard A. Wright|
|Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer, Secretary, Treasurer and Director|
September 8, 2016