Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

Date : 05/15/2017 @ 4:59PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc. (PC) (GWPRF)
Quote : 8.38  0.0 (0.00%) @ 9:40AM

Report of Foreign Issuer (6-k)

 

United States

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Form 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the Month of May, 2017

 

Commission File Number: 001-35892

 

 

GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

Sovereign House

Vision Park

Histon

Cambridge CB24 9BZ

United Kingdom

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

 

Form 20-F   x   Form 40-F   ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):

 

Yes   ¨   No   ¨

 

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):

 

Yes   ¨   No   ¨

 

 

 

 

Other Events

 

On May 15, 2017, GW Pharmaceuticals plc (“GW” or the “Company”) announced the appointment of Volker Knappertz, M.D. as Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Reporting to GW’s Chief Executive Officer Justin Gover, Dr. Knappertz will be based in the Company’s U.S. headquarters in Carlsbad, California. In addition, GW has appointed Professor Ben Whalley as Head of Discovery Research, based in the U.K. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein. The information contained in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, unless expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Exhibits

 

99.1 Press Release dated May 15, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  GW Pharmaceuticals plc
     
  By: /s/ Adam George
  Name: Adam George
  Title: Company Secretary
     
Date: May 15, 2017    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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