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): January 7, 2019
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 1050, Pasadena, CA 91101
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (626) 304-3400
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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 Companys Vice President of Strategic Business Initiatives, entered into a separation agreement (the Agreement) providing for severance payments as set forth below.
Mr. Leones position with the Company is eliminated and pursuant to the Agreement he shall receive an amount equal to three months 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.
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.|
|Chief Financial Officer|