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): February 23, 2015
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|850 Maude Avenue, Mountain View, CA||94043|
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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 February 23, 2015, the Compensation Committee (the Committee) of the Board of Directors (the Board) of ChemoCentryx, Inc. (the Company) established the base salaries to be paid to the executive officers listed below (the Named Executive Officers), effective January 1, 2015 and also approved cash bonus payments for the 2014 fiscal year to be paid to each of the Named Executive Officers and set target cash bonuses for the 2015 fiscal year for each of the Named Executive Officers. In addition, on February 23, 2015, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors (the Committee) of ChemoCentryx, Inc. (the Company) approved and awarded stock options to the executive officers listed below (the Named Executive Officers) under the Companys 2012 Equity Incentive Award Plan. The exercise price per share of such stock options is $8.19, the closing price per share of the Companys common stock on February 23, 2015. Twenty-five percent of the total number of shares of common stock subject to each Named Executive Officers option will vest on January 1, 2016, and 1/48th of the total number of shares of common stock subject to such option will vest monthly thereafter, subject to such Named Executive Officers continued employment or service relationship with the Company on each such vesting date.
The new base salaries, 2015 target cash bonus payments, actual 2014 cash bonus payments and stock option grants are as follows:
Thomas J. Schall, Ph.D.
|President and Chief Executive Officer||$||571,450||$||285,725||$||247,500||420,000|
Markus J. Cappel, Ph.D.
|Chief Business Officer and Treasurer||$||379,235||$||132,732||$||114,975||155,000|
Susan M. Kanaya
|Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary||$||415,600||$||145,460||$||126,000||205,000|
Petrus Bekker, M.D., Ph.D.
|Chief Medical Officer||$||410,405||$||143,642||$||124,425||234,000|
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: February 25, 2015|
|Name:||Susan M. Kanaya|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary|