Employee Stock Option Agreement Sample Contracts

Real Goods Solar – Employee Stock Option Agreement (June 21st, 2018)

This Stock Option Agreement set forth below (this "Agreement") is dated as of the date of grant set forth below and is between Real Goods Solar, Inc., a Colorado corporation ("Real Goods"), and the individual named below (the "Grantee").

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 10th, 2018)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 8(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 10th, 2018)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 8(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 8th, 2018)

THIS EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT, hereinafter referred to as the "Option" or the "Agreement," is made effective as of the [_____] day of [_____________], between American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (the "Company") and, [_______________] (the "Optionee").

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 8th, 2018)

THIS EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT, hereinafter referred to as the "Option" or the "Agreement," is made effective as of the [____] day of [___________], between American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (the "Company") and, [___________] (the "Optionee").

SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. – SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 2nd, 2018)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. 2016 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(p). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Employee Stock Option Agreement Granted Under IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. 2009 Stock Incentive Plan (February 16th, 2018)
Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. – Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. Employee Stock Option Agreement (December 22nd, 2017)

THIS AGREEMENT, made this ___ day of _________, ____, by and between Bioanalytical Systems, Inc., an Indiana corporation with its principal office at 2701 Kent Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana (hereinafter called "Company"), and the undersigned employee of record of the Company as of ________ __, ____ (hereinafter called the "Grantee"), pursuant to, and subject to, the terms, conditions and limitations contained in the Company's 2008 Stock Option Plan (hereinafter called the "Plan"), a copy of which is available upon request.

Hughes Satellite Systems Corp – Echostar Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (August 9th, 2017)

This Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into effective as of [Grant Date] (the "Grant Date"), by and between EchoStar Corporation, a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), and [Participant Name] ("Grantee").

Echostar Corp. – Echostar Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (August 9th, 2017)

This Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into effective as of [Grant Date] (the "Grant Date"), by and between EchoStar Corporation, a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), and [Participant Name] ("Grantee").

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc – Employee Stock Option Agreement (August 1st, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement, dated as of July 26, 2017 ("the Grant Date"), between ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the associate whose name appears on the signature page hereof and who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries (the "Associate"), is being entered into pursuant to the Amended and Restated ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The meaning of capitalized terms used, but not otherwise defined, in this Agreement may be found in the Plan. Reference is made to that certain Employment Agreement between the Company and the Associate, dated July 26, 2017 (the "Employment Agreement").

Almost Family Inc – Almost Family, Inc. 2017 Stock and Incentive Compensation Plan Form of Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 10th, 2017)

This is a STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") dated as of ____________________, (the "Grant Date") by and between Almost Family, Inc. (the "Company"), and ________________________ (the "Optionee").

Biota Pharmaceuticals Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 8th, 2017)

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT, dated as of {GRANT DATE} (this "Agreement"), by and between AVIRAGEN THERAPEUTICS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and {Name} (the "Optionee").

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 5th, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2015 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 5th, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2017 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Hertz Rental Car Holding Company, Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (March 7th, 2017)

THIS EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the Agreement) is entered into by and between Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and the Participant (defined hereafter) pursuant to the Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. 2016 Omnibus Incentive Plan, as amended from time to time (the Plan), in combination with a Long Term Incentive Award Summary (or applicable portion thereof) (the Award Summary). The Award Summary, which identifies the person to whom the options are granted (the Participant) and specifies the date of grant of this Award (the Grant Date) and other details of this Award, and the electronic acceptance of this Agreement, are incorporated herein by reference.

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (February 28th, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2015 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Atkore International Group Inc. – Atkore International Group Inc. Form of Employee Stock Option Agreement (February 7th, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of the date of grant separately communicated (the "Grant Date"), between Atkore International Group Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and each employee who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries and to whom a grant has been authorized (the "Employee"), is being entered into pursuant to the Atkore International Group Inc. 2016 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). Capitalized terms that are used in this Agreement but not defined in this Agreement have the meanings given to such terms in the Plan.

Univar Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (January 30th, 2017)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Univar Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Univar Inc. 2015 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(o). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. – SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. Form of Employee Stock Option Agreement (November 28th, 2016)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the Agreement), by and between SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. 2016 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the Plan) and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(p). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. – Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. Employee Stock Option Agreement (August 15th, 2016)

THIS AGREEMENT, made this 13th day of May, 2016, by and between Bioanalytical Systems, Inc., an Indiana corporation with its principal office at 2701 Kent Avenue, West Lafayette, Indiana (hereinafter called "Company"), and Jill C Blumhoff, residing at 650 Perrin Avenue, Lafayette, IN 47904 (hereinafter called the "Grantee"), pursuant to, and subject to, the terms, conditions and limitations contained in the Company's 2008 Stock Option Plan (hereinafter called the "Plan"), a copy of which is available upon request.

American Equity Investment Life Holding Company – First Amendment to Employee Stock Option Agreements (August 9th, 2016)

This First Amendment (this "Amendment") to the Employee Stock Option Agreements (the "Agreements") listed on Exhibit A hereto by and between __________ (the "Optionee") and American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (the "Company") is made effective as of __________ __, 20__, between the Company and the Optionee. All capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings set forth in the Agreements.

GeoVax – GEOVAX LABS, INC. 2016 STOCK INCENTIVE PLAN Employee Stock Option Agreement (August 5th, 2016)

THIS AGREEMENT (together with Schedule A, attached hereto, the "Agreement"), effective as of the date specified as the "Grant Date" on Schedule A attached hereto, is between GEOVAX LABS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the "Corporation"), and the individual identified on Schedule A attached hereto, an Employee of the Corporation or an Affiliate (the "Participant").

EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (3 Year Vesting Schedule) SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED 2010 EQUITY INCENTIVE PLAN (May 31st, 2016)

THIS EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (this "Agreement"), dated as of May 16, 2016, is between ENERSYS, a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the individual identified on the signature page hereof (the "Participant").

Hertz Rental Car Holding Company, Inc. – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 20th, 2016)

THIS EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into by and between Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (formerly known as Hertz Rental Car Holding Company, Inc.), a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Participant (defined hereafter) pursuant to the Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. 2016 Omnibus Incentive Plan, as amended from time to time (the "Plan"), in combination with a 2016 Long Term Incentive Award Summary (or applicable portion thereof) (the "Award Summary"). The Award Summary, which identifies the person to whom the options are granted (the "Participant") and specifies the date of grant of this Award (the "Grant Date") and other details of this Award under the Plan, and the electronic acceptance of this Agreement, are incorporated herein by reference.

Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 9th, 2016)

THIS Employee Stock Option AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into by and between Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Participant (defined hereafter) pursuant to the Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. 2008 Omnibus Incentive Plan, as amended from time to time (the "Plan"), in combination with a 2016 Long Term Incentive Award Summary (or applicable portion thereof) (the "Award Summary"). The Award Summary, which identifies the person to whom the options are granted (the "Participant") and specifies the date of grant of this Award (the "Grant Date") and other details of this Award under the Plan, and the electronic acceptance of this Agreement, are incorporated herein by reference.

Atkore International Group Inc. – Atkore International Group Inc. Form of Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 5th, 2016)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement, dated as of the date set forth on the signature page hereof (the "Grant Date"), between Atkore International Group Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the employee whose name appears on the signature page hereof and who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries (the "Employee"), is being entered into pursuant to the Atkore International Group Inc. 2016 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The meaning of capitalized terms used in this Agreement may be found in Section 5 of this Agreement.

Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc – Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 5th, 2016)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement, dated as of ________, 20__, between ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the associate whose name appears on the signature page hereof and who is employed by the Company or one of its Subsidiaries, is being entered into pursuant to the Amended and Restated ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. 2014 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan"). The meaning of capitalized terms used, but not otherwise defined, in this Agreement may be found in the Plan.

Employee Stock Option Agreement (Non-Qualifying Stock Option) (May 4th, 2016)

The Company's Board of Directors hereby grants to [Grantee's Name] (hereinafter called the "Grantee") the option to purchase [NUMBER] shares of common stock of the Company ("Common Stock") at the price of $[PRICE] per share, under the terms and conditions of this Stock Option Agreement and subject to the terms of the Aflac Incorporated 2004 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") originally adopted by the Company's Board of Directors on February 10, 2004, and by the Company's shareholders on May 3, 2004, and subsequently amended and restated by the Company's Board of Directors on March 14, 2012 and approved by the Company's shareholders on May 7, 2012. Terms not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Plan.

SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. – SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. Form of Employee Stock Option Agreement (May 2nd, 2016)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. 2016 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(p). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Amendment No. 1 to Zix Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (March 10th, 2016)

This Amendment No. 1 (this "Amendment") is entered into as of January 18, 2016, between Richard Spurr (the "Optionee") and Zix Corporation, a Texas corporation (the "Company"). Reference is made to that certain Zix Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement, effective as of July 26, 2012, between the Optionee and the Company (the "Option Agreement").

Amendment No. 1 to Zix Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (March 10th, 2016)

This Amendment No. 1 (this "Amendment") is entered into as of January 18, 2016, between Richard Spurr (the "Optionee") and Zix Corporation, a Texas corporation (the "Company"). Reference is made to that certain Zix Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement, effective as of February 21, 2013, between the Optionee and the Company (the "Option Agreement").

Envision Healthcare Holdings – Employee Stock Option Agreement (February 26th, 2016)

This Employee Stock Option Agreement (the "Agreement"), by and between Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and the Employee whose name is set forth on Exhibit A hereto, is being entered into pursuant to the Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. 2013 Omnibus Incentive Plan (the "Plan") and is dated as of the date it is accepted and agreed to by the Employee in accordance with Section 7(n). Capitalized terms that are used but not defined herein shall have the respective meanings given to them in the Plan.

Echostar Corp. – Echostar Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (February 24th, 2016)

This Incentive Stock Option Agreement (Agreement) is entered into effective as of [Grant Date], by and between EchoStar Corporation, a Nevada corporation (the Company), and [Participant Name] (Employee).

Hughes Satellite Systems Corp – Echostar Corporation Employee Stock Option Agreement (February 24th, 2016)

This Incentive Stock Option Agreement (Agreement) is entered into effective as of [Grant Date], by and between EchoStar Corporation, a Nevada corporation (the Company), and [Participant Name] (Employee).