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Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 17, 2019
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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.
General Release by Dr. Tasker
As previously disclosed, on June 3, 2019, Sybil Tasker, M.D., MPH, notified Altimmune, Inc. (the Company) of her resignation as Chief Medical Officer of the Company, effective as of June 30, 2019. In connection with Dr. Taskers resignation, the Company entered into a Release of Claims Agreement with Dr. Tasker, effective June 17, 2019 (the General Release), that provides, in exchange for a release of claims in favor of the Company and its affiliates, a nonqualified equity grant to purchase up to 20,000 shares of Companys common stock, at an exercise price equal to the fair market value of such shares on the date of grant (the Option Grant). One hundred percent of the Option Grant will vest in six equal monthly installments, with the first vesting date on July 31, 2019, provided that Dr. Tasker has not incurred an Early Employment Termination (as defined in the Consulting Agreement, as defined below) prior to the vesting date.
The foregoing description of the terms of the General Release does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text thereof, which the Company intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an exhibit to its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending June 30, 2019.
Consulting Agreement with Dr. Tasker
In connection with her resignation as the Companys Chief Medical Officer, the Company entered into a Transition Services Agreement with Dr. Tasker, effective June 17, 2019 (the Consulting Agreement), pursuant to which Dr. Tasker has agreed to provide advisory consulting services to the Company through December 31, 2019 on an as needed basis in areas of her expertise. In respect of her services, Dr. Tasker will receive a consulting fee of $300 per hour and is expected to provide 50 hours of service each month. Pursuant to the Consulting Agreement, Dr. Tasker has agreed to be bound by a perpetual nondisclosure and non-use covenant and an assignment of inventions covenant.
The foregoing description of the terms of the Consulting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text thereof, which the Company intends to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an exhibit to its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending June 30, 2019.
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.
|Date: June 21, 2019||ALTIMMUNE, INC.|
/s/ William M. Brown
|William M. Brown|
|Chief Financial Officer|