SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 5, 2017
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
215 First Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 5.02.||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On December 4, 2017, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company) elected Michael W. Bonney to serve as a Group I Director on the Board until the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders, or until his successor is earlier elected. Mr. Bonney will also serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.
In accordance with the Companys current Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy (the Policy), Mr. Bonney will receive cash compensation of $50,000 per year for his service on the Board and an additional fee of $12,500 per year for his service as a member of the Audit Committee, both payable on a quarterly basis at the beginning of the applicable quarter. In addition, according to the Policy, Mr. Bonney received an initial grant of an option to purchase 16,400 shares of the Companys common stock. The shares underlying such initial option grant will vest over four years of continued service to the Board, with 25% of the total number of shares underlying the option vesting each year on the earlier of (i) the anniversary date of the grant, and (ii) the date of the Annual Meeting of the Companys stockholders in the year following the date of grant. Mr. Bonney will also be eligible to receive annual grants of equity awards pursuant to and in accordance with the Companys Policy as in effect from time to time.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Bonney and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Bonney was elected to the Board, and there are no relationships between Mr. Bonney and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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.
|Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.|
Douglas S. Ingram
President and Chief Executive Officer
Date: December 5, 2017