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): April 7, 2016 (April 3, 2016)
DELCATH SYSTEMS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
1301 Avenue of the Americas, 43rd Floor, New York, New York 10019
(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 Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
(b) On April 3, 2016, Laura A. Philips, Ph. D., M.B.A a member of the Board of Directors (the Board) of Delcath Systems, Inc. (the Company) resigned from the Board, effective immediately.
On April 4, 2016, Dennis H. Langer, M.D., J.D., resigned from the Board, effective immediately.
The decisions of Drs. Philips and Langer to resign are not the result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to its operations, policies or practices. On April 6, 2016, the Board determined to reduce the size of the Board from seven directors to six directors and the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Board commenced a process to identify one new director as promptly as practicable.
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.
|DELCATH SYSTEMS, INC.|
Dated: April 7, 2016
|Name:||Jennifer K. Simpson, Ph.D.|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|