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): May 30, 2017
Cocrystal Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
|1860 Montreal Rd, Tucker, GA||30084|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (425) 398-7178
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers|
On May 30, 2017, Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an agreement with James J. Martin to serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer on a full-time, non-interim basis beginning June 1, 2017. As previously disclosed, Mr. Martin has been serving as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer as an independent contractor since February 27, 2017.
Mr. Martin will be paid an annual salary of $230,000. At the discretion of the Company’s board of directors, Mr. Martin will also be eligible to receive bonus compensation and equity awards. Mr. Martin’s employment is on an at-will basis, pending the negotiation of a mutually acceptable employment agreement between the Company and Mr. Martin.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|10. 1||James Martin Offer Letter|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Cocrystal Pharma, Inc.|
|Date: June 1, 2017||By:||/s/ Gary Wilcox|
|Title:||Interim Chief Executive Officer|