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): September 26, 2019
AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|One Broadway, 14th Floor|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 588-1960
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value||AVEO||Nasdaq Capital 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.
(b) Effective October 8, 2019, Nikhil Mehta, Ph.D., senior vice president of regulatory and quality assurance of AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company), will step down as an officer of the Company to pursue another opportunity.
Michael Needle, M.D., chief medical officer, and Emile Farhan, Ph.D., senior vice president of CMC and quality, will lead the efforts to complete the preparation of a potential tivozanib New Drug Application for advanced renal cell carcinoma. Drs. Needle and Farhan successfully led the Companys efforts to prepare the marketing authorization application (MAA) supporting EUSAs 2016 MAA submission to the European Medicines Agency, which resulted in the approval of tivozanib in 2017 as a treatment for first line advanced renal cell carcinoma in that agencys covered territories.
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.
|AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|
Date: September 27, 2019