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): November 6, 2020
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-38202|| ||85-3608069|
(State or other jurisdiction
166 North Roadrunner Parkway, Suite 1C
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
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|Common stock, $0.0001 par value per share|| ||SPCE|| ||New York Stock Exchange|
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers|
On November 6, 2020, Enrico Palermo tendered his resignation as the Chief Operating Officer of Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) and as President of TSC, LLC, one of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, each effective as of the close of business on December 4, 2020.
In connection with Mr. Palermo’s departure, the Company expects to pay Mr. Palermo an annual bonus, the amount of which will be based on the achievement applicable performance goals and will be pro-rated based on his time employed in 2020. His right to receive this pro-rated bonus opportunity will be subject to his timely execution and non-revocation of a general release of claims.
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.
| ||Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc.|
|Date: November 12, 2020|| ||By:|| ||/s/ Michelle Kley|
| ||Name:|| ||Michelle Kley|
| ||Title:|| |
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary