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

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT) 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.

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Effective April 24, 2018, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) increased the size of the Board from nine directors to ten directors and appointed Nancy Miller-Rich to fill the newly created directorship.

There were no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Miller-Rich and any other persons to which she was selected as a director, and there are no related person transactions within the meaning of Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) between Ms. Miller-Rich and the Company required to be disclosed herein.

to the Company’s Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy, Ms. Miller-Rich will be eligible to receive an annual cash retainer and a new director equity grant, in each case as described under “Executive Officer and Director Compensation—Director Compensation” in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the SEC on May 1, 2017.

On April 24, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Miller-Rich. A copy of such press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit

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Description
99.1 Press Release issued April 24, 2018


INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 tv492178_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1    Exhibit 99.1     Intercept Pharmaceuticals Appoints Nancy Miller-Rich to Its Board of Directors   NEW YORK,…
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About Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICPT)

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics to treat non-viral, progressive liver diseases. The Company’s product candidates have the potential to treat orphan and more prevalent diseases for which there are limited therapeutic solutions. The Company’s product candidate, obeticholic acid (OCA), is a bile acid analog, a chemical substance that has a structure based on a naturally occurring human bile acid that selectively binds to and activates the farnesoid X receptor (FXR). The Company is developing OCA for the treatment of liver diseases, such as primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), non-alcoholic steatoheptitis (NASH), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PCS) and biliary atresia. The Company is also developing other products INT-767 for the treatment of fibrosis and INT-777 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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