United States
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 9, 2022

PureCycle Technologies, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
5950 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 650,Orlando32822
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 648-3565

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on
which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per sharePCTThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Warrants, each exercisable for one share of common stock, $0.001 par value per share, at an exercise price of $11.50 per sharePCTTWThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Units, each consisting of one share of common stock, $0.001 par value per share, and three quarters of one warrantPCTTUThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (Sec.230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Sec.240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

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

On March 9, 2022, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of PureCycle Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed the Company’s Chief Manufacturing Officer, Dustin Olson, to Chief Operating Officer and Chief Manufacturing Officer.

Mr. Olson, age 44, has served as the Company’s Chief Manufacturing Officer since March 2021, and continues in this role. From January 2021 to March 2021, Mr. Olson served as the Chief Manufacturing Officer for PureCycle Technologies LLC, a current Company affiliate. Previously, Mr. Olson served as the Vice President of Advanced Polymer Solutions of LyondellBasell, a multinational chemical company and licensor of polyethylene and polypropylene technologies, from August 2018 to December 2020, where he had commercial responsibilities for all advanced polymer solution activities across Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and India. From June 2017 to August 2018, Mr. Olson served as LyondellBasell’s Director of Polypropylene Compounds, where he was commercially and functionally responsible for polypropylene compounds activities across Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and India. In addition, Mr. Olson also served as Director of Manufacturing for Compounding, Catalyst and Ethanol for LyondellBasell from June 2015 to June 2017, where he was responsible for all compounding, catalyst and ethanol manufacturing activities across the Americas. Mr. Olson received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla, a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston, and an MBA from Rice University’s Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management.

The material terms of any compensation arrangement for Mr. Olson in connection with his appointment to Chief Operating Officer is unavailable at this time.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit NumberDescription of Exhibit
104Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

By: /s/ Lawrence Somma___________________
Name: Lawrence Somma
Title: Chief Financial Officer

Date: March 10, 2022