Washington, DC 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
December 4, 2020

VirnetX Holding Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
308 Dorla Court, Suite 206
Zephyr Cove, Nevada 89448
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(775) 548-1785
 (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
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Common Stock, par value $0.0001
New York Stock Exchange

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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


Discretionary 2020 Annual Incentive Bonus

At a meeting of the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Compensation Committee”) of VirnetX Holding Corporation (the “Company”) held on December 4, 2020, the Compensation Committee reviewed the Company’s performance in 2020 and the contributions that 1) Kendall Larsen, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, President, and Chairman, 2) Robert D. Short III, Ph. D., the Company’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Scientist, and 3) Richard Nance, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, made to such performance.  The 2020 target bonus for each of Mr. Larsen, Dr. Short, and Mr. Nance previously approved by the Compensation Committee was equal to 75% of Mr. Larsen’s, Dr. Short’s, and Mr. Nance’s respective 2020 base salaries.  Following its review, the Compensation Committee exercised its discretion in determining to pay Mr. Larsen 100% of his 2020 target bonus, to pay Dr. Short 100% of his 2020 target bonus, and to pay Mr. Nance 100% of his 2020 target bonus, in light of the Company’s overall performance for the year and their respective contributions in achieving this performance.  Accordingly, the Compensation Committee determined to award Mr. Larsen a cash bonus for 2020 equal to $526,641.58, Dr. Short a cash bonus for 2020 equal to $335,076.18, and Mr. Nance a cash bonus for 2020 equal to $135,531.85.

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.

VirnetX Holding Corporation
/s/ Kendall Larsen
Kendall Larsen
Chief Executive Officer
Dated: December 8, 2020