Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBLI) 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.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 12, 2019, Dr. Yakov Kogan tendered his resignation as Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland BioLabs, Inc, Inc. (the “Company”), to be effective as of the end of December 13, 2019. In his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, Dr. Kogan has also been serving as the Company’s principal financial officer. In connection with Dr. Kogan’s resignation, the Company’s board of directors intends to commence a search for a replacement Chief Executive Officer.
Cautionary Note About Forward-Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of current or historical fact contained in this current report, including statements regarding our future financial position, business strategy, new products, budgets, liquidity, cash flows, projected costs, regulatory approvals, or the impact of any laws or regulations applicable to us, and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “should,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “project,” “will,” and similar expressions, as they relate to us, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations about future events. While we believe these expectations are reasonable, such forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control. Our actual future results may differ materially from those discussed here for various reasons. We discuss many of these risks in Item 1A under the heading “Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, as updated by our other filings with the SEC. Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements included in this current report are made only as of the date hereof. We do not undertake any obligation to update any such statements or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to any of such statements to reflect future events or developments.
About Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBLI)
Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. (CBLI) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company’s programs are focused developing approaches to activate the immune system and address serious medical needs. Its platform of Toll-like immune receptor activators has applications in mitigation of radiation injury and immuno-oncology. Its advanced product candidate is entolimod, an immuno-stimulatory agent, which the Company is developing as a radiation countermeasure and an immunotherapy for oncology and other indications. It also has an additional clinical-stage program and multiple projects in different stages of preclinical drug development. Its products include Entolimod, CBLB612, CBL0137 and Mobilan. Entolimod is a toll-like receptor 5 (TLR5). CBLB612 is a compound-based upon a natural activator of another tissue-specific component of the immune system. Mobilan is a recombinant non-replicating adenovirus that directs expression of TLR5.