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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
On September 26, 2019, Editas Medicine, Inc. (the “Company” or “Editas”), and Vic Myer, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer of the Company, agreed that Dr. Myer’s employment with the Company will terminate effective October 7, 2019. Pursuant to the terms of an agreement (the “Separation Agreement”) dated as of September 26, 2019, Dr. Myer will receive an amount equal to twelve months of his current base salary, payable in accordance with the Company’s regular payroll practice, and Company contributions to the cost of health care continuation under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act for up to twelve months. The Separation Agreement also contains standard release of claims, non-disparagement and confidentiality provisions.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
EDITAS MEDICINE, INC.
September 30, 2019