ATHERSYS, INC 8-K 2016
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): April 22, 2016
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (216) 431-9900
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On April 22, 2016, Mr. Kenneth H. Traub notified Athersys, Inc. (the Company) that he will be unable to stand for reelection as a member of the Companys Board of Directors at the Companys 2016 annual stockholder meeting on June 20, 2016. Mr. Traub has been a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee of the Board. Mr. Traubs decision was related to his new role and responsibilities as Managing Partner of an investment management firm and was not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
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: April 22, 2016