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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2021



(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






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10628 Science Center Drive, Suite 200, San Diego, CA



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Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (858) 926-5251


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Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 5, 2021, Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the Company’s financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 and providing a corporate update. A copy of this press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

The information contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K under this Item 2.02, and Exhibit 99.1 hereto are being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by the Company, under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified as being incorporated therein by reference.


Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On April 29, 2021, Brian Baker notified the Company of his intention to resign from the Company and from his positions as principal financial officer and principal accounting officer, effective May 14, 2021, to pursue another opportunity.  Effective as of May 14, 2021, Athena Countouriotis, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will act as the Company’s interim principal financial officer, and Kyri Van Hoose, the Company’s Vice President, Accounting, will act as the Company’s interim principal accounting officer, for the purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


Ms. Van Hoose joined the Company as Vice President, Accounting on May 5, 2021. Ms. Van Hoose previously served as chief financial officer of TEGA Therapeutics, Inc., a private biotechnology company, from September 2020 until May 2021. Prior to TEGA, Ms. Van Hoose served as Vice President, Finance for Curzion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private biopharmaceutical company, from November 2019 until its acquisition by Horizon Therapeutics plc in April 2020, and as Vice President, Finance of Avelas Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage oncology company, from December 2017 to July 2019. From 2005 to 2016, Ms. Van Hoose held positions of increasing responsibilities at ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, most recently as Senior Director of Finance and Corporate Controller. Ms. Van Hoose began her career at Deloitte and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (California active). Ms. Van Hoose earned her BS in Accounting at the University of Southern California and MBA in Finance at University of California, Irvine.  


There are no arrangements or understandings between Ms. Van Hoose and any other persons in connection with Ms. Van Hoose’s appointment as interim principal accounting officer. There are also no family relationships between Ms. Van Hoose and any director or executive officer of the Company and Ms. Van Hoose has no direct or indirect interest in any transaction or proposed transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.










Press release issued by Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. on May 5, 2021






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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: May 5, 2021



/s/ Annette North




Annette North




Executive Vice President and General Counsel




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