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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 8, 2022


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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 announced, on June 20, 2022, Frederick S. Hencken III, the current Chief Financial Officer of Capstone Green Energy Corporation (the “Company”), notified the Company of his resignation and of his intentions to depart the Company on July 8, 2022. Mr. Hencken has agreed to remain with the Company until the date the Company files its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2022 (the “CFO Transition Date”).

On July 8, 2022, the Board of Directors of Capstone Green Energy Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Scott Robinson as Interim Chief Financial Officer (serving as the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer), Treasurer and Secretary (“Interim CFO”) of the Company, effective on the first day following the CFO Transition Date, until the position of Chief Financial Officer, which is the subject of a nationwide search, is permanently filled.

Mr. Robinson, 67, currently serves as an executive consultant with Vaco, LLC (“Vaco”), a company that provides senior level financial professionals on an interim basis. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Robinson served in executive finance and accounting positions with various companies, including as CFO at Lear Capital, Inc. a precious metals leader from 2012 until 2021, and as Senior Vice President, Finance at JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), a global publicly traded toy and consumer products company from 2004 until 2009. He was also previously the Director of Finance at the Walt Disney Company.  Mr. Robinson began his career as a Senior Accountant and Senior Management Consultant at Deloitte.  Mr. Robinson is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive), and a graduate of the University of Southern California, with an MBA from the University of California.

Effective July 8, 2022, the Company entered into an engagement letter with Vaco, pursuant to which the Company will pay an hourly rate of $240 directly to Vaco.  

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Robinson and any other person pursuant to which he was selected as Interim CFO, no family relationships between Mr. Robinson and any other executive officer or director of the Company, and no related party transactions within the meaning of Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K between Mr. Robinson and the Company.


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.


Date: July 11, 2022


/s/ Darren R. Jamison

Name: Darren R. Jamison

Title: President and Chief Executive Officer