INTELLIA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (NASDAQ:NTLA) 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 April13, 2018, Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a new form ofamended and restatedemployment agreement with its Chief Executive Officer and each executive vice president and senior vice president of the Company. The amended and restated employment agreement memorializes new salary increases and revises certain of the parties’ obligations thereunder as described in more detail therein.
to the new employment agreement in the form of the Amended and Restated Executive Employment Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 (the “Amended and Restated Employment Agreement”) and incorporated herein, the Company and the executives agreed, among other things, to a revised cash payment due upon termination in connection with a change in control in an amount equal to two times for the Chief Executive Officer, 1.5 times for the executive vice presidents and 0.75 times for the senior vice presidents of the sum of (a)the executive’s then current base salary plus (b)the executive’s target bonus. As part of the Amended and Restated Employment Agreement, each of the executives also agreed to extend the duration of his or her noncompete obligations following a change in control.
Item 5.02Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed with this report:
10.1 Form of Amended and Restated Employment Agreement
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About INTELLIA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (NASDAQ:NTLA)
Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. is a genome editing company. The Company is focused on developing therapeutics utilizing a biological tool known as CRISPR/Cas9. The CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing system includes two components: the Cas9 protein and the guide RNA sequence. The Cas9 protein acts like a pair of molecular scissors that initiates the natural cellular repair process to knockout, repair or insert a gene. The guide RNA sequence recognizes and directs the Cas9 to a specific target deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) sequence. The Company’s sentinel in vivo programs focus on the use of Lipid Nanoparticle (LNPs) for delivery of the CRISPR/Cas9 complex to the liver. The Company’s division, eXtellia Therapeutics, is focused on the application of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing in the fields of immuno-oncology and autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The Company’s subsidiary is Intellia Securities Corp. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had not generated any revenue.