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EIGER BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 01/07/2019
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Form 8-K

 

 

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

 

 

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-36183   33-0971591

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

2155 Park Blvd.

Palo Alto, California

  94306
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 272-6138

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

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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Item 5.02

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

(d) Appointment of a New Director.

On January 7, 2019, our board of directors elected Christine Murray to serve on our board, until her successor is elected and qualified, or sooner in the event of her death, resignation or removal. Ms. Murray joins the class of directors whose term expires at our 2019 annual stockholders’ meeting. Our board of directors has determined that Ms. Murray meets the requirements for independence under the applicable listing standards of The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Ms. Murray will be entitled to receive compensation in accordance with our Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2017, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 12, 2017. Ms. Murray also will enter into our standard form of indemnification agreement.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Murray and any other persons pursuant to which she was elected as a member of our board of directors. There are no family relationships between Ms. Murray and any director, executive officer, or any person nominated or chosen by us to become a director or executive officer. Ms. Murray is not a party to any current or proposed transaction with us for which disclosure is required under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

    Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dated: January 7, 2019    
    By:  

/s/ Sriram Ryali

      Sriram Ryali
      Chief Financial Officer