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): December 14, 2020
Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
1001 Research Park Blvd., Suite 100
Charlottesville, Virginia 22911
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number including area code)
(Former Name and Former Address)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective December 14, 2020, Adial Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Dr. Jack Reich as Head of Regulatory pursuant to an Offer Letter, dated December 14, 2020 (the “Offer Letter”).
Pursuant to the Offer Letter, Dr. Reich will serve as Head of Regulatory, report directly to the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and receive a salary of $225,000 per year. Dr. Reich will also be eligible for an annual bonus with a target of 30% of his salary, subject to the discretion of the Company’s board of directors.
The foregoing description of the Offer Letter does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to, the provisions of the Offer Letter, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
|10.1||Offer Letter, dated December 14, 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.
|Dated: December 17, 2020||ADIAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ William B. Stilley, III|
|Name:||William B. Stilley|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|