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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.
On August 28, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of UNITY Biotechnology, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“UNITY” or the “Company”), appointed Lynne Sullivan as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer effective as of September 1, 2020.
The Company will enter into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to that certain Executive Employment Agreement described in the the Company’s Amendment No. 1 on Form 8-K/A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 31, 2020, which is incorporated by reference herein. The Executive Employment Agreement was originally entered into in connection with Ms. Sullivan’s appointment as interim Chief Financial Officer. The Amendment will be effective as of September 1, 2020 and will provide Ms. Sullivan with certain severance rights and rights upon the occurrence of a change of control of the Company commendsurate with the severance and change of control rights held by certain of the Company’s other senior executive officers, the terms of which are described in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2020.
The foregoing summary of the material terms of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended September 30, 2020 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
UNITY BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC.
|Date: August 31, 2020||By:|
|Anirvan Ghosh, Ph.D.|
|Chief Executive Officer|