SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 5, 2019
SERES THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
200 Sidney Street
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 945-9626
(Former name or former address, if changed since last Report)
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|Common stock, par value $0.001 per share||MCRB||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 5, 2019, the Board of Directors (the Board) of Seres Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company) increased the size of the Board from ten to eleven directors, and elected Stephen Berenson as a Class II director of the Company.
Mr. Berenson will participate in the Companys standard compensation program for non-employee directors, including an annual retainer of $35,000, and an initial award of an option to purchase 30,000 shares of the Companys common stock (the Initial Award). The Initial Award has an exercise price equal to $2.44, the closing price per share of the Companys common stock on the date of grant, and will vest and become exercisable in equal installments on each of the first four anniversaries of the date of grant, subject to continued service on the Board through each such vesting date. Mr. Berenson has also entered into the Companys standard indemnification agreement for directors and officers.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SERES THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Date: August 6, 2019||By:||/s/ Thomas J. DesRosier|
|Name:||Thomas J. DesRosier|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer|