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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 22, 2021, Kevin Buchi notified the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention not to stand for re-election as a director of the Company when his term expires at the Company’s upcoming 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr. Buchi’s resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company or the Company’s Board on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company.
Upon notification of Mr. Buchi’s decision, the Board made the determination to decrease the size of the Board from eight to seven members effective as of the date of Mr. Buchi’s resignation. The Board also intends to appoint a new member to the Company’s Audit Committee to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Buchi’s departure from the Board.
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.
|ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY, INC.|
|Date: March 25, 2021||Name: Robert Hadfield|
|Title: Chief Legal Officer|