ATHERSYS, INC 8-K 2007
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): August 31, 2007
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (216) 431-9900
BTHC VI, Inc.
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Appointment of Director
On September 4, 2007, to fill the vacancy created by an increase in the size of the Board of Directors of Athersys, Inc. (the Company) and upon recommendation of the special nominating committee of the Board of Directors of the Company, the Board of Directors appointed Mr. Lorin J. Randall to membership, effective immediately. Mr. Randall has been named to serve on the Audit Committee and has been appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee, effective immediately. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Randall and any other persons pursuant to which Mr. Randall was selected as a director. Mr. Randall has no reportable transactions under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. In connection with Mr. Randalls appointment to the Board of Directors, Mr. Randall was awarded an option to purchase 75,000 shares of Company common stock.
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On August 31, 2007, the Company filed a Certificate of Amendment of its Certificate of Incorporation with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware changing the name of the Company to Athersys, Inc. from BTHC VI, Inc. The Amendment was effective as of August 31, 2007. A copy of the Certificate of Amendment of Certificate of Incorporation is filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Date: September 5, 2007