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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 November 16, 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 seven to eight and appointed Bridget Martell, M.D., to the Board to fill the newly created directorship resulting from the increase in the number of authorized directors. Dr. Martell was appointed as a Class III director with a term expiring at the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders and until her successor has been elected and qualified.
Pursuant to the Company’s non-employee director compensation program, as a non-employee director, Dr. Martell will receive (i) a $35,000 annual retainer for her 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 Company’s 2020 Incentive Award Plan. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Company’s non-employee director compensation program, the form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.11 to the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on October 9, 2020.
In addition, Dr. Martell will enter into the Company’s standard indemnification agreement for directors and executive officers, the form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.12 to the Company’s 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: November 18, 2021||By:|
|Lesley Ann Calhoun|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|