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): May 20, 2019
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
480 Pleasant Street
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 926-5000
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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.
Leonard S. Ross, Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company), will be leaving the Company effective as of July 31, 2019 (the Effective Date). Mr. Ross will continue to serve as the Companys principal accounting officer until the Effective Date, at which time David Price, the Companys Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Companys principal accounting officer.
Mr. Price, age 56, has served as the Companys Chief Financial Officer since August 2018. Mr. Price brings to the Company more than 25 years of financial experience in the healthcare, investment banking and accounting industries. He has extensive experience in executing debt and equity capital financings, business development deals, restructurings and oversight of all financial functions in both domestic and international markets for public and private commercial companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Concordia International Corporation, a publicly traded, revenue generating, generic pharmaceutical company. Prior to Concordia, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Bioventus, a global, commercial medical device company, where he was responsible for the creation of an independent business unit following the companys spinout from Smith & Nephew. In this role, he led a $175 million debt financing and $210 million public debt raise. In addition, Mr. Price served as Chief Financial Officer of Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc., a publicly-traded, commercial specialty pharmaceutical company, where he orchestrated and executed the reverse merger of Cornerstone BioPharma with Critical Therapeutics to form Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. Mr. Price also served as Chief Financial Officer of EDGAR Online, Inc., a financial data, technology and business process outsourcing company. In addition to his corporate experience, Mr. Price previously served as a managing director in the healthcare and pharmaceutical services sector at both Jefferies & Company and Bear Stearns & Co. Mr. Price began his career in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, and earned a B.A. in Accounting from Lancaster University.
No new compensatory arrangements will be entered into with Mr. Price in connection with his appointment as the Companys principal accounting officer.
Mr. Price was not appointed as the Companys principal accounting officer pursuant to any arrangement or understanding with any other person. Mr. Price does not have any family relationships with any executive officer or director of the Company and he is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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.
|EYEPOINT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: May 22, 2019||/s/ Nancy Lurker|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|