SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 11, 2019
MADRIGAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or another jurisdiction of
Four Tower Bridge
200 Barr Harbor Drive, Suite 200
West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Common Stock, $0.0001 Par Value Per Share||MDGL||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
|Item 5.02.|| |
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The following information is presented, as required, under the following subparagraphs of Item 5.02 of Form 8-K.
(c) On June 27, 2019, our Board of Directors (the Board) appointed Dr. Rebecca Taub to serve as our President of Research & Development, and this appointment was publicly announced on July 11, 2019 (collectively, the Appointment). Since July of 2016, Dr. Taub has served as Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Director. Dr. Taub will continue to serve as a member of our Board. Additional information concerning Dr. Taubs business experience and relationship with the Company is set forth in our Proxy Statement filed with the SEC on May 15, 2019 and is incorporated herein by reference.
(e) In connection with the Appointment, on July 10, 2019, the Compensation Committee of our Board approved: an increase in Dr. Taubs salary to $475,000 per annum (from $454,000 per annum); an increase in Dr. Taubs target bonus percentage under our Annual Cash Incentive Plan to 50% (from 40%); and an award to Dr. Taub of 8,000 stock options at an exercise price of $101.30 per share, in accordance with our Amended 2015 Stock Plan.
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.
|MADRIGAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: July 11, 2019|
|Brian J. Lynch|
|Senior Vice President and General Counsel|