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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On February 12, 2022, Damon Silvestry left Progenity, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Silvestry’s primary responsibilities related to the Company’s laboratory operations, which as previously announced have been discontinued or divested. In connection with his departure, and in addition to the compensation and benefits he was entitled to receive pursuant to the Company’s Severance Plan and disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, the Company and Mr. Silvestry entered into a Separation Agreement pursuant to which, in exchange for a standard release of claims against the Company and his agreement not to compete with the Company, his outstanding equity awards vested in full and he is able to exercise outstanding stock options for up to one year following his termination. Mr. Silvestry’s departure was not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
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: February 17, 2022||By:|| |
/s/ Adi Mohanty
|Chief Executive Officer|