SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
February 11, 2023
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
177 E. Colorado Blvd, Suite 700, Pasadena, CA 91105
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:|
|Title of each class|| ||Trading Symbol(s)|| ||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share|| ||ARWR|| ||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
On February 11, 2023, Marianne De Backer, a director of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of her decision to resign as a director, effective as of April 2, 2023. Dr. De Backer is an independent director who also serves as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee, Compensation Committee, and as Chair of its Nomination Committee. Dr. De Backer's decision to resign was based on her recent appointment as Chief Executive Officer and director of Vir Biotechnology, Inc., and did not result from any disagreement with the Company.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 14, 2023
|ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
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|By:||/s/ Kenneth Myszkowski|
| ||Kenneth Myszkowski|
| ||Chief Financial Officer|