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): March 30, 2018
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6400 Westwind Way, Suite A
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (520) 241-4114
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
At a meeting of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) held on March 30, 2018, based on recommendations of the Compensation Committee, the Board approved annual base salaries for 2018 and target bonus percentages (as a percentage of annual base salary) for 2018 for each of the following executive officers of the Company, as set forth in the table below.
Cedric Francois, M.D., Ph.D.,
President and Chief Executive Officer
Pascal Deschatelets, Ph.D.
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer
General Counsel & Vice President of Corporate Development
Additional information regarding compensation of the Companys executive officers will be included in the Companys proxy statement to be filed in connection with its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on June 4, 2018.
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.
|Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Date: April 2, 2018||By:|
|Cedric Francois, M.D., Ph.D.|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|