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): June 24, 2021




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware   001-39103   82-1685768
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
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2929 Arch Street, Suite 600,

Philadelphia, PA

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(267) 759-3100

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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Common Stock, par value $0.00001 per share   CABA   The Nasdaq Global Select Market

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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.

Departure of Director

On June 22, 2021, Brian Daniels, M.D. informed the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Cabaletta Bio, Inc. (the “Company”) of his resignation as a member of the Board and all committees of the Board, effective as of June 24, 2021. There are no disagreements between Dr. Daniels and the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

Election of Director

On June 24, 2021, upon the recommendation of its Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, the Board of the Company appointed Scott C. Brun, M.D. to join the Board, effective as of June 24, 2021. Dr. Brun will serve as a Class I director until his term expires at the 2023 annual meeting of stockholders at which time he will stand for election by the Company’s stockholders. The Board determined that Dr. Brun is independent under the listing standards of Nasdaq. Dr. Brun was also appointed to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Audit Committees of the Board.

Effective as of June 24, 2021, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board is composed of Mark Simon, Dr. Brun and Catherine Bollard, MBChB, M.D., the Audit Committee of the Board is composed of Richard Henriques, Dr. Brun and Mr. Simon and the Compensation Committee of the Board is composed of Dr. Bollard, Mr. Henriques, and Mr. Simon.

As a non-employee director, Dr. Brun will receive cash compensation and an equity award for his Board service in accordance with the Company’s Amended and Restated Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy. Dr. Brun is not a party to any transaction with the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, and there are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Brun and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as a director. In addition, Dr. Brun will enter into an indemnification agreement with the Company consistent with the form of indemnification agreement entered into between the Company and its existing non-employee directors.

On June 28, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing Dr. Brun’s appointment to the Board. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01. Exhibits

(d) Exhibits


99.1    Press Release Issued by the Company on June 28, 2021, furnished herewith.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.


Date: June 28, 2021     By:  

/s/ Steven Nichtberger

      Steven Nichtberger, M.D.
      President and Chief Executive Officer