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): July 30, 2020





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-32839 95-3698422
(State of other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each Class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share CDMO The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

10.50% Series E Convertible Preferred Stock, $0.001 par value per share



Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933(§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).          Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.






Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.


The information set forth under Item 5.02 below is incorporated in its entirety herein by reference.


Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On July 30, 2020, Mr. Richard B. Hancock notified the Board of Directors (“Board”) of Avid Bioservices, Inc. (the “Company”) that he was resigning as the Company’s interim President and Chief Executive Officer effective as of the close of business on July 31, 2020. Mr. Hancock is succeeded by Mr. Nicholas S. Green, whose appointment by the Board was previously reported in the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on June 25, 2020 (the “Prior Current Report”). Mr. Hancock will continue to serve as a member of the Board.


On July 30, 2020, the Company and Mr. Green entered into an employment agreement (the “Employment Agreement”) containing the terms previously disclosed in the Prior Current Report. The summary of the terms and conditions of the Employment Agreement, as set forth in the Prior Current Report, is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Employment Agreement, which the Company will file with the SEC as an exhibit to its Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2020.
















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.



Date:  July 31, 2020 By:   /s/ Daniel R. Hart
           Daniel R. Hart
           Chief Financial Officer