INNOVIVA, INC. (NASDAQ:INVA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

INNOVIVA, INC. (NASDAQ:INVA) 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 May 20, 2020, Innoviva, Inc. (the “Company”) hired and appointed Pavel Raifeld as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective as of May 20, 2020, and ended, effective as of the close of business on May 20, 2020, the employment of Geoffrey L. Hulme, who was serving as the Company’s Interim Principal Executive Officer (in each case, as set forth in the Form 8-K filed by the Company with the Commission on May 26, 2020). In connection with the transition, the Company and Mr. Hulme entered into a consulting and separation agreement dated June 11, 2020 (the “Transition Agreement”) under which the Company has agreed to engage Mr. Hulme as a consultant following his employment termination through May 20, 2021, provided that the Company may terminate Mr. Hulme’s services earlier (i) for “cause” or (ii) in the event of Mr. Hulme’s failure to complete his consulting services to the reasonable satisfaction of the Company. During the consulting period, Mr. Hulme will, among other things, assist in the transition of his duties and responsibilities to Mr. Raifeld and other employees of the Company in exchange for a monthly consulting fee of $41,667. In addition, the Transition Agreement provides that, in exchange for a mutual release of claims, the Company will pay (or reimburse) Mr. Hulme for the cost of his monthly premium under COBRA until the later of (i) the last day of his consulting period or (ii) August 20, 2020, in either case, to the extent permitted by applicable law without any penalty to Mr. Hulme or the Company or its affiliates and subject to Mr. Hulme’s election of COBRA continuation coverage under the Company’s group health plan.
The foregoing description of the terms and conditions of the Transition Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the complete text of the Transition Agreement, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
10.1 Transition Agreement between Innoviva, Inc. and Geoffrey L. Hulme, dated June 11, 2020.
Innoviva, Inc. Exhibit
EX-10.1 2 i35558636b.htm GEOFFREY HULME CONSULTING AGREEMENT Exhibit 10.1 INNOVIVA,…
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About INNOVIVA, INC. (NASDAQ:INVA)

Innoviva, Inc., formerly Theravance, Inc., focuses on bringing new medicines to patients in areas of unmet need. The Company is engaged in the development, commercialization and financial management of bio-pharmaceuticals. Its portfolio focuses on the respiratory assets partnered with Glaxo Group Limited (GSK), including RELVAR/BREO ELLIPTA (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol (FF/VI)) and ANORO ELLIPTA (umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (UMEC/VI)). It operates in providing capital return to stockholders by maximizing the potential value of its respiratory assets partnered with GSK segment. RELVAR/BREO is a once-a-day combination inhaled respiratory medicine consisting of VI, a LABA and FF, an inhaled corticosteroid (FF/VI) delivered via the ELLIPTA dry powder inhaler. ANORO ELLIPTA is a dual bronchodilator consisting of UMEC, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA) and VI, a LABA for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD).

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