0001564590-18-004537.txt : 20180306 0001564590-18-004537.hdr.sgml : 20180306 20180306163021 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001564590-18-004537 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20180228 ITEM INFORMATION: Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers: Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers FILED AS OF DATE: 20180306 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20180306 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ALBIREO PHARMA, INC. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001322505 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS [2834] IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-33451 FILM NUMBER: 18670268 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 10 POST OFFICE SQUARE STREET 2: SUITE 502 SOUTH CITY: BOSTON STATE: MA ZIP: 02109 BUSINESS PHONE: 857-415-4774 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 10 POST OFFICE SQUARE STREET 2: SUITE 502 SOUTH CITY: BOSTON STATE: MA ZIP: 02109 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: Biodel Inc DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20050331 8-K 1 albo-8k_20180306.htm 8K 030618 albo-8k_20180306.htm




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): February 28, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of


(Commission File


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


10 Post Office Square, Suite 502 South
Boston, Massachusetts
(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


(857) 254-5555

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code


Not applicable

(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 February 28, 2018, Peter A. Zorn, Esq. stepped down from his positions as Chief Corporate Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of Albireo Pharma, Inc. (“Albireo”), effective April 1, 2018, to pursue other career opportunities.

Mr. Zorn has executed an agreement with Albireo that includes a release, waiver and other customary provisions and will receive the post-separation pay and continuation of health insurance benefits provided for under his employment agreement with Albireo effective July 11, 2015.  In addition, the agreement provides for acceleration of vesting for unvested stock options granted to Mr. Zorn prior to April 1, 2017, through December 31, 2018.





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.






Date:     March 6, 2018

/s/ Ronald H.W. Cooper


Ronald H.W. Cooper


President and Chief Executive Officer