ALEXANDRIA REAL ESTATE EQUITIES, INC. (NYSE:ARE-E) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July5, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Michael A. Woronoff as a director of the Company, to serve until the 2018 annual meeting of stockholders of the Company and until his successor is duly elected and qualifies. The Board also appointed Mr. Woronoff as a member of its Audit Committee and Science & Technology Committee and has determined that Mr. Woronoff is independent in accordance with applicable New York Stock Exchange listing standards and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) rules.
Mr. Woronoff has been a partner of Proskauer Rose LLP (“Proskauer”) since 2004 and currently serves as the head of Proskauer’s Los Angeles office and west coast corporate and securities practice. Mr. Woronoff is also co-head of Proskauer's global private equity group. Mr. Woronoff advises clients on public and private debt and equity financings, restructuring transactions, and corporate and securities law matters, including SEC reporting, corporate governance and strategic alliances. From 2000 to 2004, prior to joining Proskauer, Mr. Woronoff was a principal of Shelter Capital Partners, a Southern California-based private equity fund that invests in technology and technology-enabled businesses at all stages of development. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan Law School, a Master of Science in Industrial Administration degree from Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management degree from Purdue University.
On his initial election to the Board and to the terms of the Company’s Amended and Restated 1997 Stock Award and Incentive Plan, Mr. Woronoff received a grant of 1,000 shares of restricted stock of the Company, which shares vest in full on the second anniversary of the date of grant. Mr. Woronoff will also generally participate in the compensation arrangements provided to the Company’s independent directors, as described in the Company's Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, filed with the SEC on April 7, 2017, under the caption “2016 Director Compensation Table.”
The press release announcing Mr. Woronoff’s election as a director of the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is filed herewith.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1Press Release, dated July6, 2017.
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