SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 27, 2020
TFF PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
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2600 Via Fortuna, Suite 360
Austin, Texas 78746
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|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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|Common stock: Par value $.001||TFFP||Nasdaq Capital Market|
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On January 27, 2020, our board of directors, acting on the recommendation of the board’s nominating and corporate governance committee, appointed Malcolm Fairbairn to serve as a director of TFF Pharmaceuticals, Inc. until the next annual meeting of the stockholders of the company and until his successor is elected and qualified or until his earlier resignation or removal. Our board of directors also appointed Mr. Fairbairn to the audit committee of the board.
Mr. Fairbairn is the founder of Ascend Capital, a $3.5 billion long/short equity fund for which he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer from January 1999 to December 2018. Prior to founding Ascend Capital, Mr. Fairbairn was a Managing Director of Citadel Investment Group. Mr. Fairbairn holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MS and BS in Chemical Engineering from MIT.
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.
|TFF PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Dated: January 31, 2020||/s/ Glenn Mattes|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|