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 4, 2018
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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.|
As previously disclosed on a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (the “Company”) on September 27, 2018, Joan Martin resigned from his position as Executive Vice President and Head of Europe, Middle East, and Africa of the Company.
In connection with Mr. Martin’s resignation, the Company and Mr. Martin entered into a certain Separation Agreement and General Release (the “Agreement”), dated December 4, 2018. Pursuant to the Agreement, the vesting of restricted stock unit (“RSU”) awards previously awarded to Mr. Martin in the amount of 16,100 RSUs was accelerated such that the RSUs fully vested as of Mr. Martin’s separation date.
The foregoing description of the Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Agreement, which the Company will file as an exhibit to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018.
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.
ACCELERATE DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
|Date: February 26, 2019|
/s/ Steve Reichling
|Chief Financial Officer|