Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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Arena today announced Scott H. Bice, Phillip M. Schneider, and Christine A. White, M.D. have indicated that they will be retiring from the Board of Directors at the time of Arena’s next annual stockholders’ meeting, which is expected to held in June 2018.

A copy of the related press release announcing the retirements is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


ARENA PHARMACEUTICALS INC Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 arna-ex991_7.htm EX-99.1 PRESS RELEASE ISSUED FEBRUARY 16,…
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About Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA)

Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing small molecule drugs that target G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). The Company’s drug, Lorcaserin, is approved for marketing in the United States and South Korea for the indication of weight management, and is being commercialized under the brand name, BELVIQ. The Company’s drug candidates in clinical development include APD334 for autoimmune diseases, ralinepag for vascular diseases and APD371 for pain. APD334 is an orally available modulator of the sphingosine 1-phosphate subtype 1 (S1P1) receptor intended for the treatment of multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel diseases and rheumatoid arthritis. The Company’s programs under collaboration include nelotanserin for dementia-associated psychosis, temanogrel for thrombotic diseases and an undisclosed orphan GPCR for central nervous system indication(s).

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