RSLS ReShape Lifesciences
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): January 18, 2021
OBALON THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
5421 Avenida Encinas, Suite F
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Common stock, par value $0.001 per share
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
On January 18, 2021, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Obalon Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an increase to the annual base salaries for each of Andrew Rasdal, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Nooshin Hussainy, Chief Financial Officer of the Company, in each case, to $400,000, effective from January 1, 2021 through the earlier of (i) the closing of the transactions contemplated by that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated January 19, 2021, by and among ReShape Lifesciences Inc., the Company and Optimus Merger Sub, Inc. (such transaction, the “Merger”) and (ii) April 30, 2021. Additionally, the Board approved an amendment to the amended and restated retention agreements for each of Mr. Rasdal and Ms. Hussainy to provide that the $250,000 change of control transaction bonus will now be paid upon the earlier of (i) the closing of the Merger and (ii) April 30, 2021.
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.
OBALON THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Date: January 22, 2021
/s/ Nooshin Hussainy
Chief Financial Officer