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 3, 2019
ALKERMES PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Connaught House, 1 Burlington Road
Dublin 4, Ireland
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code): + 353-1-772-8000
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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, 2019, James Robinson notified Alkermes plc (the Company) of his decision to resign from his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of Alkermes, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company, effective April 19, 2019.
|Item 7.01|| |
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 8, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing James Robinsons resignation. A copy of such press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference in this Item 7.01. Exhibit 99.1 contains hypertext links to information on the Companys website. The information on the Companys website is not incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K and does not constitute a part of this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release issued by Alkermes plc dated April 8, 2019|
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: April 8, 2019||By:||/s/ David J. Gaffin|
|David J. Gaffin|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary|