SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the Month of May 2020
(Commission File Number)
GALMED PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
16 Tiomkin St.
Tel Aviv 6578317, Israel
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F x Form 40-F ¨
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1): ____
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7): ____
On May 17, 2020, Dr. Tali Gorfine notified Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (the “Company”) that due to personal reasons she would need to reduce the scope of her activities, starting July 2020. This decision is not related to operations of the Company. The Company initiated a search for a new Chief Medical Officer who would be based in the United States, with a view to expanding the Company’s presence in the United States. Dr. Gorfine intends to support the transition period as required and continue to support the Company’s clinical activities.
This Form 6-K is incorporated by reference into the Company’s Registration Statements on Form S-8 (Registration No. 333-206292 and 333-227441) and the Company’s Registration Statement on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-223923).
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd.|
|Date: May 21, 2020||By:||/s/ Allen Baharaff|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|