ADPT Adaptive Biotechnologies
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): March 4, 2021
ADAPTIVE BIOTECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1551 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 200,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (206) 659-0067
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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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 February 11, 2021, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (the “Company”) determined to begin granting restricted stock units (“RSUs”) to the Company’s executive officers, to be first granted on March 4, 2021 (the “Grant Date”). Each RSU represents a right to receive one share of the Company’s common stock upon vesting. The RSUs vest in 25% increments on each of the first four anniversaries of the Grant Date. The RSUs granted to each of the Company’s named executive officers on March 4, 2021 are set forth below.
Name and Principal Position
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Scientific Officer
The foregoing is a summary only and does not purport to be a complete description of all of the terms and provisions of the RSUs, and is subject to and qualified by reference to the full text of the Company’s 2019 Equity Incentive Plan and the form of RSU Award Agreement thereunder, each of which have been filed as Exhibit 10.14 to the Company’s Form 10-K, dated February 24, 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 thereunto duly authorized.
Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation
Date: March 5, 2021
/s/ Chad Cohen
Chief Financial Officer