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): September 23, 2019
ADURO BIOTECH, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
740 Heinz Avenue
Berkeley, California 94710
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (510) 848-4400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||ADRO||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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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 September 23, 2019, James Welch, the interim chief financial officer of Aduro Biotech, Inc. (the Company), notified the Company of his intent to resign effective as of the later of the filing of the Companys quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2019 or the appointment of Mr. Welchs successor (the Termination Date). It is expected that Mr. Welch will continue to serve as the interim chief financial officer through the Termination Date to assist with the transition of his responsibilities. The Company is continuing its ongoing search for a chief financial officer.
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.
|ADURO BIOTECH, INC.|
|Dated: September 27, 2019||By:|
|Name: Celeste Ferber|
|Title: SVP, General Counsel and Secretary|