Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 08/21/2019 @ 9:28PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc (ORMP)
Quote : 5.36  0.04 (0.75%) @ 10:59PM

Current Report Filing (8-k)





Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): August 18, 2019


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or Other Jurisdiction   (Commission   (IRS Employer
of Incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)


1185 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 228, New York, New York



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)



(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:


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading symbol   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.012   ORMP   The Nasdaq Capital Market, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange


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.


On August 5, 2019, Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Mr. Joshua Hexter, to serve as Chief Operating & Business Officer, effective September 19, 2019.


Prior to his appointment, Mr. Hexter served as Chief Business Officer at BrainsWay Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BWAY) from 2018 to 2019, commercial stage medical device company focused on the development and sale of non-invasive neuromodulation products. From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Hexter served as Chief Operating Officer and VP Business Development of the Company and from 2007 to 2013, Mr. Hexter was a Director or Executive Director of BioLineRx Ltd. (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX), a biopharmaceutical development company dedicated to identifying, in-licensing and developing innovative therapeutic candidates. Prior to his employment with BioLineRx, Mr. Hexter was a member of the board of directors and Chief Executive Officer of Biosensor Systems Design, Inc., a company developing market-driven biosensors. Mr. Hexter holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and a master’s degree in management from Boston University.


Mr. Hexter will be employed by the Company pursuant to an employment agreement with the Company’s wholly-owned Israeli subsidiary, Oramed Ltd. Mr. Hexter's gross monthly salary will be NIS 56,000, and he will be provided with a company car. Mr. Hexter will be eligible for bonuses and equity grants in amounts to be determined at the discretion of the Company’s Board of Directors and the Compensation Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors, as applicable. In connection with Mr. Hexter’s appointment, the Company expects to enter into its standard indemnification agreement with Mr. Hexter, on substantially the same terms as the indemnification agreements previously entered into between the Company and each of its directors and executive officers. Other than having previously been an officer of, and subsequently a consultant to, the Company, Mr. Hexter is not a party to any transactions that are disclosable under Item 404 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.


  By: /s/ Nadav Kidron
  Name: Nadav Kidron
  Title: President and CEO


August 18, 2019




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