8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549



Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

May 21, 2009

Date of Report

(Date of earliest event reported)


(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Washington   000-33489   91-1144498

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File No.)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1201 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, Washington 98102-3702

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

(206) 442-6600

(Registrant’s 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 May 21, 2009, ZymoGenetics, Inc. announced that Nicole Onetto, M.D., Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, will end her employment with ZymoGenetics, Inc. effective June 5, 2009. A separation and release arrangement with Dr. Onetto has not yet been finalized, but will be described in a subsequent filing if and as may be required.


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: May 21, 2009     By:   /s/ James A. Johnson

James A. Johnson

Executive Vice President,

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer