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): July 27, 2017
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|850 Maude Avenue, Mountain View, CA||94043|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
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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.
On July 27, 2017, Dr. Petrus Bekker notified ChemoCentryx, Inc. (the Company) of his retirement as the Companys Chief Medical Officer, effective July 31, 2017, for family medical reasons. Dr. Bekker is retiring to care for a family member and will continue to serve as a consultant to the Company.
The Company expects to enter into a consulting agreement with Dr. Bekker pursuant to which Dr. Bekker is expected to serve as a consultant to the Company through at least August 1, 2018 and will receive benefits continuation as well as continued vesting of his outstanding unvested restricted stock units.
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.
|Date: August 2, 2017|
/ Susan M. Kanaya
|Name:||Susan M. Kanaya|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Secretary|