Eleven Biotherapeutics
Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Form: 8-K, Received: 03/06/2017 17:02:44)




UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 5, 2017


ELEVEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC .

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
001-36296
(Commission File Number)
26-2025616
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

245 First Street, Suite 1800
Cambridge, MA                      02142
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)             (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 444-8550
None
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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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 March 5, 2017, Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) and John J. McCabe, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, entered into an amendment to the Retention Letter Agreement, dated September 20, 2016, by and between the Company and Mr. McCabe (the “Amendment”). The Amendment extends the retention benefits granted to Mr. McCabe by a period of six months.
The foregoing description of the Amendment is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.
Description
10.1
Amendment to Retention Letter Agreement, dated March 5, 2017, by and between Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. and John J. McCabe.


 




SIGNATURE
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.
ELEVEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.

Date: March 6, 2017    By: /s/ Stephen A. Hurly                
Stephen A. Hurly
President and Chief Executive Officer


 




EXHIBIT INDEX
Exhibit No.
Description
10.1
Amendment to Retention Letter Agreement, dated March 5, 2017, by and between Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. and John J. McCabe.



 

March 5, 2017

Personal & Confidential
John McCabe
17 Brookside Farm Lane
Sudbury, MA 01776

Dear John:

The purpose of this letter (this “Letter”) is to amend your retention letter agreement with Eleven Biotherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), dated as of September 20, 2016 (the “Letter Agreement”), to extend your severance and retention incentives for a period of six (6) months. Effective as of the date hereof, all references in the Letter Agreement to “six (6) month” are hereby changed to “twelve (12) month.” The Letter Agreement is, and continues to be, in full force and effect, except as otherwise provided in this Letter.

Please acknowledge your understanding of, and agreement to, the foregoing by signing this Letter in the space provided below.

Sincerely,

ELEVEN BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC.    


By: /s/ Stephen Hurly            
Stephen Hurly
Chief Executive Officer


ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED:

/s/ John McCabe
___________________________
John McCabe