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):February 12, 2015
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
12325 Emmet Street, Omaha, NE 68164
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(402) 452-5400
(Former Name, or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 12, 2015, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Transgenomic, Inc. unanimously voted to appoint Robert Patzig as the standing Chairperson of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Patzig has served as a member of the Board since 2010 and, prior to his appointment as standing Chairperson of the Board, was serving as interim Board Chairperson. Additionally, on February 12, 2015, the Board unanimously voted to appoint John Thompson as Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Board, effective immediately. Mr. Thompson has served as a member of the Board since May 2014 and as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board since his appointment to the Board.
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.
|By:||/s/ Paul Kinnon|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: February 18, 2015