SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: March 4, 2009
(Date of earliest event reported: March 2, 2009)
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
3240 Bayshore Blvd.
Brisbane, California 94005
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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.|
On March 2, 2009, David A. Gollnick, the Companys Executive Vice President of Research and Development, and one of its named executive officers, announced his resignation from the Company effective March 20, 2009 (the Effective Date). Mr. Gollnick will become a part-time consultant to the Company on the Effective Date, and he will remain a member of its Board of Directors. In connection with his role as a consultant, Mr. Gollnick has executed the Consulting Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit 10.18.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.18||Consulting Agreement dated March 2, 2009 by and between the Company and David A. Gollnick.|
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.
|By:||/s/ Ronald J. Santilli|
Ronald J. Santilli
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: March 4, 2009.