SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
September 6, 2018
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2505 Meridian Parkway, Suite 100
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (919) 806-1074
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On September 6, 2018, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Chimerix, Inc. (the “Company”) amended the Company’s Officer Severance Benefit Plan (as amended, the “Amended Severance Plan”) to provide that the Amended Severance Plan would terminate upon the earliest of (i) on December 6, 2021, if the closing of a change of control has not occurred on or prior to such date, or (ii) following satisfaction of all the Company’s obligations under the Amended Severance Plan.
The foregoing summary of the Amended Severance Plan does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amended Severance Plan, which will be attached as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 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.
Dated: September 11, 2018
/s/ Timothy W. Trost
Timothy W. Trost
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary