CELGENE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:CELG) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersITEM 5.02
On February 15, 2018, Celgene Corporation (the “Company”) announced the election of John H. Weiland to its Board of Directors and as a member of the Audit Committee effective on February 13, 2018. Mr. Weiland has over 25 years in the healthcare industry and was most recently the President and Chief Operating Officer of C. R. Bard, Inc., with worldwide responsibility for all of Bard's business operations prior to it being acquired by Becton, Dickinson and Company in December 2017. As a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, Mr. Weiland will receive an annual fee of $75,000. In addition, under the Company’s 2017 Stock Incentive Plan, on February 13, 2018, the Company granted to Mr. Weiland a non-qualified option to purchase 10,000 shares of the Company’s common stock. The option will vest in four equal annual installments commencing on the first anniversary of the date of grant.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
|ITEM 9.01||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.|
|99.1||Press Release, dated February 15, 2018|
CELGENE CORP /DE/ ExhibitEX-99.1 2 tv486231_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit 99.1 CELGENE CORPORATION ELECTS JOHN WEILAND TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS SUMMIT,…To view the full exhibit click
About CELGENE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:CELG)
Celgene Corporation (Celgene) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company together with its subsidiaries is engaged primarily in the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases through solutions in protein homeostasis, immuno-oncology, epigenetics, immunology and neuro-inflammation. The Company’s primary commercial stage products include REVLIMID (lenalidomide), ABRAXANE (paclitaxel albumin-bound particles for injectable suspension), POMALYST/IMNOVID (pomalidomide), VIDAZA, azacitidine for injection (generic version of VIDAZA), THALOMID (thalidomide), OTEZLA (apremilast) and ISTODAX (romidepsin). The Company’s clinical trial activity includes trials across the disease areas of hematology, oncology, and inflammation and immunology.