ImmunoCellular
ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (Form: 8-K, Received: 02/02/2018 16:19:43)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 29, 2018

IMMUNOCELLULAR THERAPEUTICS, LTD.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

   

001-35560

   

93-1301885

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

   

(Commission

File Number)

   

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

   

30721 Russell Ranch Road, Suite 140

West Lake Village, California

91362

   
   

(Address of Principal Executive

Offices) (Zip Code)

   

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (818) 264-2300

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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 January 29, 2018, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. (the “Company”) authorized the grant of options to purchase an aggregate of 450,000 shares of common stock (the “Contingent Options”) under the Company’s 2016 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) to certain executive officers of the Company, as described below, which grants are contingent upon: (i) the Board’s approval of an increase to the number of shares of common stock authorized for issuance under the Plan (the “Plan Increase”); and (ii) the receipt of the necessary stockholder approval of the Plan Increase. The Contingent Options will vest monthly over four years commencing on January 29, 2018 and will have an exercise price equal to $0.27 per share, which was the closing market price on the date the Contingent Grants were approved by the Committee.

 

Executive Officer

 

   Number of Shares

 

Anthony J. Gringeri, Ph.D.

       150,000

Steven J. Swanson, Ph.D.

       150,000

David Fractor

       150,000


SIGNATURES

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.

 

Date: February 2, 2018     IMMUNOCELLULAR THERAPEUTICS, LTD.
    By:  

/s/ David Fractor

      David Fractor
      Chief Financial Officer