Form 8-K ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICAL For: Jan 07

January 11, 2019 5:13 PM

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 7, 2019

 

 

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-38042   46-0408024

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 1050, Pasadena, CA 91101

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (626) 304-3400

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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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 January 7, 2019, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) and Peter Leone, the Company’s Vice President of Strategic Business Initiatives, entered into a separation agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for severance payments as set forth below.

Mr. Leone’s position with the Company is eliminated and pursuant to the Agreement he shall receive an amount equal to three month’s salary from the Company and the Company shall accelerate the vesting of any unvested stock options granted to Mr. Leone during his employment with the Company.    


SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 11, 2019

 

ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
By:  

/s/ Kenneth Myszkowski

  Kenneth Myszkowski
  Chief Financial Officer

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