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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.
(b) On August 5, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) approved a shift in the principal accounting officer role from Elena Ridloff, the Company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, to James K. Kihara, as described in Item 5.02(c) below.
(c) On August 5, 2020, the Board appointed Mr. Kihara, the Company’s Vice President, Corporate Controller, as principal accounting officer. Mr. Kihara, age 40, has been with the Company since March 2020. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kihara worked at Cubic Corporation, an information technology and services firm, from November 2012 to March 2020, most recently serving as chief financial officer of the Cubic Mission Solutions business segment. Prior to Cubic Corporation, Mr. Kihara was employed by Ernst & Young LLP, a multinational professional services firm, and served as a Senior Manager of Assurance Services. Mr. Kihara earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from San Diego State University and is a certified public accountant in the State of California.
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.
|ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.|
|Dated: August 6, 2020||By:|
|Austin D. Kim|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary|