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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 16, 2021
PACIRA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
001-35060
51-0619477
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

5 Sylvan Way, Suite 300
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054
(Address and Zip Code of Principal Executive Offices)

(973) 254-3560
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per sharePCRXNasdaq Global Select 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 Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

As of June 16, 2021, Donald C. Manning, M.D., Ph.D., ceased service as the Chief Medical Officer of Pacira BioSciences, Inc. (the “Company”). Any payments or benefits relating to his departure will be as set forth in his employment agreement with the Company as previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 10.1 to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2021. Roy Winston, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer, will assume the duties of Dr. Manning on an interim basis, including any planned clinical objectives, and ongoing operations are expected to continue as planned. A search for Dr. Manning’s replacement is underway.



SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

PACIRA BIOSCIENCES, INC.
(REGISTRANT)
Dated:June 17, 2021By:/s/ KRISTEN WILLIAMS
Kristen Williams
Chief Administrative Officer and Secretary