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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|
Effective January 1, 2022, the Board of Directors of TELA Bio, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Megan Smeykal as the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer and principal accounting officer.
Ms. Smeykal, age 46, joined the Company in December 2019 as Vice President of Financial Reporting and became Vice President – Corporate Controller in May 2021. Previously, Ms. Smeykal served as the Vice President of Financial Reporting and Assistant Controller at Nutrisystem, Inc. from 2006 to August 2019. Ms. Smeykal began her accounting career with Arthur Andersen LLP, where she served from 1997 to 2002. Ms. Smeykal received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Villanova University and maintains an active certified public accounting license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Smeykal and any other persons pursuant to which Ms. Smeykal was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer or principal accounting officer of the Company. In addition, there are no family relationships between Ms. Smeykal and any director or executive officer of the Company, and there are no transactions involving Ms. Smeykal requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
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: January 4, 2022