Employee Retention Agreement Sample Contracts

Southside Bancshares, Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

THIS KEY EMPLOYEE RETENTION AGREEMENT (this "Agreement"), dated this 12th day of June, 2017 (the "Effective Date"), is entered into by and between Southside Bank (the "Bank") and Hilliard J. Shands, III ("Employee"). For purposes of this Agreement, the Bank and Employee are referred to collectively as the "parties."

Employee Retention Agreement (August 30th, 2017)

Analog Devices, Inc. (the "Company") recognizes that, as is the case with many publicly-held corporations, the possibility of a change in control may exist and that such possibility, and the uncertainty and questions which it may raise among key personnel, may result in the departure or distraction of key personnel to the detriment of the Company, its stockholders and its customers.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (March 9th, 2017)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of the October 24, 2016 by and between Name ("Employee") and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Employee Retention Agreement (August 8th, 2016)

This Employee Retention Agreement ("Agreement"), dated as of May 9, 2016, is by and between Kindred Healthcare Operating, Inc. (the "Company") and Jon B. Rousseau ("Employee").

Employee Retention Agreement (May 9th, 2016)

This Employee Retention Agreement ("Agreement"), dated as of March 30, 2016, is by and between Kindred Healthcare Operating, Inc. (the "Company") and David A. Causby ("Employee").

RAM Energy Resources, Inc. – March 8, 2016 Stephen W. Herod Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement Dear Steve: (April 25th, 2016)

In recognition of your continuing key role at Halcon Resources Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "Halcon"), you shall be entitled to a bonus (the "Commitment Bonus") upon the following terms and conditions set forth in this letter (this "Agreement"). This Agreement is between you and Halcon Resources Corporation (the "Company").

RAM Energy Resources, Inc. – March 8, 2016 Mark J. Mize Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement Dear Mark: (April 25th, 2016)

In recognition of your continuing key role at Halcon Resources Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "Halcon"), you shall be entitled to a bonus (the "Commitment Bonus") upon the following terms and conditions set forth in this letter (this "Agreement"). This Agreement is between you and Halcon Resources Corporation (the "Company").

RAM Energy Resources, Inc. – March 8, 2016 David S. Elkouri Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement Dear David: (April 25th, 2016)

In recognition of your continuing key role at Halcon Resources Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "Halcon"), you shall be entitled to a bonus (the "Commitment Bonus") upon the following terms and conditions set forth in this letter (this "Agreement"). This Agreement is between you and Halcon Resources Corporation (the "Company").

RAM Energy Resources, Inc. – March 8, 2016 Floyd C. Wilson Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement Dear Floyd: (April 25th, 2016)

In recognition of your continuing key role at Halcon Resources Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, "Halcon"), you shall be entitled to a bonus (the "Commitment Bonus") upon the following terms and conditions set forth in this letter (this "Agreement"). This Agreement is between you and Halcon Resources Corporation (the "Company").

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (March 7th, 2016)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of March 6, 2015 (the "Effective Date"), by and between Gaurav Agarwal (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (March 7th, 2016)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of March 6, 2015 (the "Effective Date"), by and between Greg Kayata (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (November 9th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of July 31, 2015, by and between Hong Zhao ("Employee"), SciClone Pharmaceuticals (China) Co., Ltd., a People's Republic of China limited liability company, and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together, the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (November 9th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of July 31, 2015, by and between Lan Xie ("Employee"), SciClone Pharmaceuticals (China) Co., Ltd., a People's Republic of China limited liability company, SciClone Pharmaceuticals Hong Kong Limited, a Hong Kong limited liability company, and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together, the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (November 9th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of July 31, 2015, by and between Meng Chun Cai ("Employee"), SciClone Pharmaceuticals (China) Co., Ltd., a People's Republic of China limited liability company, SciClone Pharmaceuticals Hong Kong Limited, a Hong Kong limited liability company, and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together, the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (August 24th, 2015)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of August 20, 2015 (the "Effective Date"), by and between Thomas W. Casey (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (August 10th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of June 16, 2015, by and between Friedhelm Blobel ("Employee") and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (August 10th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of June 16, 2015 by and between Wilson Cheung ("Employee") and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (August 10th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of June 30, 2015, by and between Robert King ("Employee") and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (August 10th, 2015)

This Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of June 30, 2015, by and between Raymond A. Low ("Employee") and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term "Company" shall include any successor to the Company's business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Sciclone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Employee Retention Agreement (June 17th, 2015)

This EMPLOYEE RETENTION AGREEMENT (the Agreement) is effective as of [*], by and between [EMPLOYEE NAME] (Employee) and SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company). For all purposes under this Agreement, the term Company shall include any successor to the Companys business and/or assets, or any subsidiary of the Company or its successor.

Employee Retention Agreement (May 1st, 2015)

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into by and between PNM Resources, Inc. ("PNMR") and Patricia K. Collawn (the "Employee") (collectively, the "Parties").

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (March 11th, 2015)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of September 1, 2007 (the "Effective Date"), by and between Brian Busenlehner (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. ("KCI" or the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (March 11th, 2015)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of January 1, 2013 (the "Effective Date"), by and between David Ball (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Employee Retention Agreement (February 27th, 2015)

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into by and between PNM Resources, Inc. ("PNMR") and Charles N. Eldred (the "Employee") (collectively, the "Parties").

Employee Retention Agreement (February 27th, 2015)

THIS AGREEMENT is entered into by and between PNMR Services Company (the "Company") and Thomas G. Sategna (the "Employee") (collectively, the "Parties").

First Albany Companies, Inc. – Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement (October 22nd, 2013)

On behalf of Gleacher & Company, Inc. (together with its successors and assigns, the Company), I am pleased to provide you with this key employee retention agreement (the Agreement), which sets forth the terms of your compensation for the Retention Period. The terms of the Agreement are as follows:

First Albany Companies, Inc. – Re: Key Employee Retention Agreement (October 22nd, 2013)

On behalf of Gleacher & Company, Inc. (together with its successors and assigns, the Company), I am pleased to provide you with this key employee retention agreement (the Agreement), which sets forth the terms of your compensation for the Retention Period. The terms of the Agreement are as follows:

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Second Amendment to Key Employee Retention Agreement (May 14th, 2013)

In connection with that Key Employee Retention Agreement ("Agreement") by and between Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") and Teresa A. Johnson ("Employee") and dated effective as of January 2008, the Company and Employee have agreed that the following changes to the Agreement (in bold) have been made effective as of January 1, 2013:

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (May 14th, 2013)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of May 6, 2013 (the "Effective Date"), by and between Robert P. Hureau (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Acelity L.P. Inc. – Key Employee Retention Agreement (May 14th, 2013)

This Key Employee Retention Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective as of January 1, 2013 (the "Effective Date"), by and between James L. Cunniff (the "Employee"), and Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") (together the "Parties").

Kci Properties Ltd – Addendum to Key Employee Retention Agreement (January 23rd, 2013)

In connection with that Key Employee Retention Agreement ("Agreement") executed between Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (the "Company") and Teresa Johnson ("Employee") and dated as of January __, 2008, the Company and Employee have agreed that in order for the Agreement to comply with the provisions of Section 409A ("Section 409A") of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code") and the regulations and guidance promulgated thereunder so as not to subject Employee to the payment of additional taxes and interest under Section 409A, the following changes to the Agreement (in bold) have been made effective as of December 31, 2008:

Key Employee Retention Agreement (October 29th, 2012)
Key Employee Retention Agreement (October 29th, 2012)
Key Employee Retention Agreement (October 29th, 2012)
Great White Energy Services – Great White Energy Services Llc Employee Retention Agreement Confidential (May 13th, 2011)

This Employee Retention Agreement (Agreement) is made and entered into between Great White Energy Services LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (Great White), and Phillip G. Lancaster (Employee) effective as of August 16, 2010 (the Effective Date).