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 11, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|890 Winter Street, Suite 230
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|Item 5.02.|| |
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers.
On January 15, 2019, Chris Stevens, M.D., the Chief Medical Officer of Arsanis, Inc. (the Company), stepped down from the Company, effective immediately.
On January 11, 2019, the Compensation Committee of the Companys Board of Directors resolved that, effective upon the termination of Dr. Stevens employment with the Company, the vesting schedule of any outstanding stock options and other equity awards previously granted to Dr. Stevens would be accelerated in full.
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.
|Date: January 16, 2019||By:||/s/ Michael P. Gray|
Michael P. Gray
President and Chief Executive Officer