Cytokinetics 8-K 2010
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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.
On March 12, 2010, Dr. James Sabry tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors ("the Board") of Cytokinetics, Incorporated (the "Company") as a Class I Director, with such resignation effective on March 15, 2010. Dr. Sabry is resigning in order to assume an operational role at a pharmaceutical company and not the result of any disagreement with the Company. Dr. Sabry will remain a consultant to the Company and a member of its Scientific Advisory Board under his agreement dated April 1, 2008. Following Dr. Sabry’s resignation, the Board elected L. Patrick Gage, Ph.D. as the Chairman of the Board.
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.