SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 16, 2021
TELA Bio, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Primary Standard Industrial
Classification Code Number)
1 Great Valley Parkway, Suite 24, Malvern,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (484) 320-2930
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of Each Class||Trading Symbol||Name of Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||TELA||Nasdaq Global 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 x
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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 April 16, 2021, Adele Oliva, a member of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of TELA Bio, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of her intent to not stand for re-election to the Board at the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) and, as a result, her term will end upon the conclusion of the Annual Meeting on June 2, 2021. Ms. Oliva will also resign from her position as member and chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. Ms. Oliva’s decision to resign did not result from any disagreement with the Company on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices. The Company extends its deepest gratitude to Ms. Oliva for her distinguished service to the Board and lasting contributions to 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 hereunto duly authorized.
|TELA BIO, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Antony Koblish|
|Title:||President, Chief Executive Officer and Director|
Date: April 22, 2021