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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 12, 2021
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)

Cutera, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
3240 Bayshore Blvd.
Brisbane, California 94005
(Address of principal executive offices)
(415) 657-5500
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock ($0.001 par value)
The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC
(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 5, 2021, the Company reported that Jason Richey resigned from the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. As previously reported, Mr. Richey will remain with the Company through May 31, 2021 to assist in the transition.
As part of his separation, Mr. Richey entered into a Separation Agreement with the Company effective as of May 4, 2021 (the "Separation Date"). The Company will pay Mr. Richey monthly payments in equal installments of forty-seven thousand nine hundred and seventeen ($47,917) less applicable withholding for a period of twelve (12) months following the separation Date. In addition, 6,790 of Mr. Richey’s outstanding restricted stock units (RSUs) will become incrementally vested on an accelerated basis pursuant to the Separation Agreement. Any equity awards that are not vested as of May 31, 2021 will be effectively terminated.  
Item 7.01.
Regulation FD Disclosure
A copy of Company’s press release issued May 5, 2021, is furnished herewith as Exhibit 10.2 and is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01.
Exhibit No.
Separation and Release Agreement by and between Cutera, Inc. and Jason Richey.
10.2   Press Release of Cutera, Inc. (filed as Exhibit 10.1 to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on May 5, 2021 and incorporated herein by reference). 
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

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, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 12, 2021
Rohan Seth
Chief Financial Officer