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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 March 15, 2021, Dr. Brett Haumann notified Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (the “Company”) of his resignation as its Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer effective on April 5, 2021. Dr. Haumann indicated his resignation was not as a result of any disagreement with the Company or its Board nor any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices and is motivated by his personal circumstances. Dr. Haumann also noted in his resignation letter to the Company, “as you know, my wife and I are becoming legal guardians to my sister-in-law’s young son after she sadly passed away. In order to support his transition into our family this year, I will need to be based full-time in the UK, rather than spending the majority of my time in the US as I have done for the past several years prior to the current pandemic travel restrictions. Although I was not actively looking for a role, I have been fortunate enough to be presented with a unique opportunity that is different from Theravance Biopharma in both stage and therapeutic focus, that will allow me to apply my expertise and experience to new challenges and be based in the UK, aligned with our plans for our nephew. I have not come to this decision lightly and will be saddened to leave the company that has provided me with such a rewarding set of personal and professional experiences over the past 7 years.” The Company has initiated a search for a new chief medical officer.
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.
|THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA, INC.|
|Date: March 16, 2021||By:||/s/ Bradford J. Shafer|
|Bradford J. Shafer|
|Executive Vice President and General Counsel|