Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 17, 2021, Mr. Evan Sotiriou informed Catalyst Partners Acquisition
Corp. (the "Company") that he would be resigning from his position as Chief
Operating Officer of the Company, retroactively effective as of August 7, 2021.
Mr. Sotiriou has also resigned from General Catalyst Partners, LLC, an affiliate
of CAT Sponsor LLC, the Company's sponsor (the "Sponsor"), to pursue other
opportunities. Mr. Sotiriou's resignation was not related to any disagreement
with the Company on any matter relating to the Company's accounting, strategy,
leadership, operations, policies or practices (financial or otherwise).
On August 19, 2021, the Company's board of directors appointed Mr. Paul Fielding
as the Company's Chief Operating Officer, effective as of such date.
Mr. Fielding, 34, joined General Catalyst Partners, LLC ("General Catalyst"), an
affiliate of the Sponsor, in March 2021. Prior to joining General Catalyst in
March 2021, Mr. Fielding served as Managing Partner at Grenet Partners from June
2019 until December 2020. Before Joining Grenet Partners, Mr. Fielding served as
a Principal at General Catalyst from June 2018 until June 2019. Mr. Fielding
served as Vice President of Products, Pricing, and Risk at SoFi from May 2013
until March 2018. Mr. Fielding was responsible for financial product design,
loan features, and daily pricing for SoFi's lending businesses. Mr. Fielding
also led Capital Markets for SoFi, launching its financing platform where he and
his team raised over $12B through securitizations, loan sales, and other private
transactions and oversaw $3B+ in borrowings. Prior to joining SoFi, Mr. Fielding
was a principal and co-founder at MeasureOne, a student lending focused data and
analytics firm offering portfolio management, servicing oversight, and analytics
Paul holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Economics and Accounting from UCLA.
In connection with the appointment of Mr. Fielding, the Company entered into the
· A Letter Agreement, dated as of August 19, 2021 (the "Letter Agreement"),
between the Company and Mr. Fielding, pursuant to which Mr. Fielding has agreed
to vote any Class A ordinary shares of the Company, par value $0.0001 per
share, held by him in favor of the Company's initial business combination; to
facilitate the liquidation and winding up of the Company if an initial business
combination is not consummated within 24 months of the Company's initial public
offering; and to certain transfer restrictions with respect to the Company's
· An Indemnity Agreement, dated as of August 19, 2021 (the "Indemnity
Agreement"), between the Company and Mr. Fielding, providing Mr. Fielding
contractual indemnification in addition to the indemnification provided for in
the Company's Amended and Restated Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The foregoing descriptions of the Letter Agreement and the Indemnity Agreement
do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entireties by reference
to the Letter Agreement and the Indemnity Agreement, copies of which are
attached as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by
reference. The terms of these agreements are substantially the same as the terms
signed by the Company's directors and officers as of the closing of the initial
public offering and as currently in effect.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
10.1 Letter Agreement, dated as of August 19, 2021, between the
Company and Paul Fielding.
10.2 Indemnity Agreement, dated as of August 19, 2021, between the
Company and Paul Fielding.
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