SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2018
Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
65 Hayden Avenue, Suite 3000N
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 860-0045
(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 December 11, 2018, Meghan FitzGerald notified Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) of her decision to resign as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”), effective as of December 11, 2018. Ms. FitzGerald works in private equity and one of her new portfolio companies, which is in the business of investing in biotechnology companies, prohibits Ms. FitzGerald from sitting on the Board in order to avoid any potential conflicts of interest. Ms. FitzGerald’s resignation is not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.
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.
CONCERT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
/s/ Roger D. Tung
Date: December 17, 2018
Roger D. Tung
President and Chief Executive Officer