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): July 11, 2018
AVID BIOSERVICES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
|2642 Michelle Drive, Suite 200, Tustin, California 92780|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)|
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (714) 508-6100|
|(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 July 11, 2018, the Board of Directors of Avid Bioservices, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Stephen Hedberg, the Company’s Senior Director of Finance and SEC Reporting, to serve as the Company’s Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer for purposes of the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Mr. Hedberg, age 43, has been employed by the Company since August 2000, and has served as its Senior Director of Finance and SEC Reporting since May 2010.
Mr. Hedberg is not a party to any arrangement or understanding regarding his selection as an officer. Mr. Hedberg has no family relationships with any director, executive officer, or person nominated or chosen by the Company to become a director or executive officer of the Company. Mr. Hedberg is not a party to any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. Mr. Hedberg has not entered into any material plan, contract, arrangement or amendment in connection with his appointment as Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer.
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.
|AVID BIOSERVICES, INC.|
|Date: July 13, 2018||By: /s/ Roger J. Lias, Ph.D.|
|Roger J. Lias, Ph.D.|
|Chief Executive Officer|