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): October 7, 2021
Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
184 Liberty Corner Road, Suite 302
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (908) 574-4770
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share
The Nasdaq Capital Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directs; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Resignation of Chief Executive Officer
On October 7, 2021, Fabian Tenenbaum, the Chief Executive Officer of Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company’s Board of Directors that he will resign as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company and its subsidiaries, effective October 24, 2021, to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Tenenbaum’s decision to resign is not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies, or practices. The Company plans to engage in a search to identify a successor to Mr. Tenenbaum.
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.
BELLEROPHON THERAPEUTICS, INC.
Date: October 12, 2021
/s/ Nicholas Laccona
Name: Nicholas Laccona