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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 3, 2023, William Doyle notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention to resign as a member of the Board, effective May 3, 2023, including from his role as Chair of the Compensation Committee of the Board and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Doyle is resigning to focus on other opportunities and his decision did not involve any disagreement with the Company, its management or the Board.
Following Mr. Doyle’s resignation, the Board, upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board, appointed (i) Fouzia Laghrissi-Thode, M.D., who currently serves as a member of the Compensation Committee, as the new Chair of the Compensation Committee and (ii) Hans Peter Hasler, a current director on the Board, as a new member of the Audit Committee, each effective May 3, 2023.
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.
|MINERVA NEUROSCIENCES, INC.|
|Dated: May 5, 2023||By:|| |
/s/ Geoffrey Race