SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): February 3, 2017
PROTAGONIST THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc.
521 Cottonwood Drive, Suite 100
Milpitas, California 95035
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|ITEM 5.02.||DEPARTURE OF DIRECTORS OR PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; ELECTION OF DIRECTORS; APPOINTMENT OF PRINCIPAL OFFICERS; COMPENSATORY ARRANGEMENTS OF CERTAIN OFFICERS|
(e) Compensatory Arrangements of Principal Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Named Executive Officers
2016 Bonus Payments and 2017 Salary and Target Bonus Information
On February 3, 2017, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the Committee) of Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. (the Company) approved (i) cash bonuses with respect to performance for fiscal year 2016, (ii) annual salaries for fiscal year 2017 (effective retroactively to January 1, 2017) and (iii) target performance bonus percentages for fiscal year 2017, for each of the Companys Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and the Companys other named executive officers (as defined in Item 402(a)(3) of Regulation S-K promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC)).
The following table sets forth the amounts approved by the Committee for each of the named individuals set forth below:
|2017 Target Bonus
(% of Base Salary)
Dinesh V. Patel, Ph.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
David Y. Liu, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
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.
|Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Dated: February 9, 2017|
|By:||/s/ Thomas P. ONeil|
|Thomas P. ONeil|
|Chief Financial Officer|