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): August 15, 2013
ANTARES PHARMA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|100 Princeton South, Suite 300, Ewing, NJ||08628|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone, including area code: (609) 359-3020
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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 15, 2013, Kaushik Dave PhD, our Executive Vice President of Product Development, resigned effective September 15, 2013. Dr. Dave will be assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer at a biotechnology company and, if needed, has agreed to act as a consultant to Antares. Our Vice President of Clinical Development and our Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality will assume Dr. Daves project management responsibilities.
Dr. Daves Employment Agreement, dated March 3, 2008 (the Employment Agreement), will be terminated upon the effective date of his resignation. The Employment Agreement was previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Company as exhibit 10.18 to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011.
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.
|ANTARES PHARMA, INC.|
|Date:||August 19, 2013||By:|| |
/s/ Paul K. Wotton
|Name:||Dr. Paul K. Wotton|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|