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): September 14, 2021
TRAVERE THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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3611 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130
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(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.
Appointment of Principal Accounting Officer
On September 14, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Travere Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) approved the appointment of Sandra Calvin as the Company’s principal accounting officer, effective September 15, 2021. In connection with the appointment, Ms. Calvin’s new title is Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Ms. Calvin will assume the principal accounting officer duties from Laura Clague and Ms. Clague will retain her duties as Chief Financial Officer and principal financial officer.
Ms. Calvin, 56, has served as the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Controller since April 2018. From December 2014 through March 2018, she served as the Company’s Executive Director, Corporate Controller. From August 2012 to October 2014 she served as Director and San Diego Site Controller for Amylin Pharmaceuticals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary first of Bristol-Myers Squibb and then of Astrazeneca during such period. From 2004 to 2012 she held positions of increasing responsibility within the finance department of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly-traded biotechnology company prior to its acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb and from 1990 to 2004 she held positions of increasing responsibility within the finance department of Vical Incorporated, a publicly-traded biotechnology company. Earlier in her career Ms. Calvin was a staff auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Ms. Calvin is a Certified Public Accountant (currently inactive) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting, from San Diego State University.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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.
|TRAVERE THERAPEUTICS, INC.|
|Dated: September 17, 2021||By:||/s/ Elizabeth E. Reed|
|Name:||Elizabeth E. Reed|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|