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): April 26, 2021
Aligos Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
One Corporate Dr., 2nd Floor
South San Francisco, CA 94080
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (800) 466-6059
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||ALGS|| |
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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.
Effective on April 26, 2021, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Aligos Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company), upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, approved an increase in the number of authorized directors on the Board from eight to nine and appointed James Scopa to the Board to fill the newly created directorship resulting from the increase in the number of authorized directors. Mr. Scopa was appointed as a Class I director with a term expiring at the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until his successor has been elected and qualified.
Pursuant to the Companys non-employee director compensation program, as a non-employee director, Mr. Scopa will receive (i) a $35,000 annual retainer for his service on the Board, prorated for the remainder 2021 and (ii) an automatic initial grant of a stock option to purchase 30,000 shares of Common Stock under the Companys 2020 Incentive Award Plan. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Companys non-employee director compensation program, the form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.11 to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on October 9, 2020.
In addition, Mr. Scopa has entered into the Companys standard indemnification agreement for directors and executive officers, the form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.12 to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the SEC on October 9, 2020.
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.
|ALIGOS THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Date: April 27, 2021||By:|
|Lesley Ann Calhoun|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|