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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 13, 2021
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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 July 13, 2021, James H. Erlinger III, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Veracyte, Inc. (the “Company”), announced his retirement from the Company, effective as of July 31, 2021.
In connection with Mr. Erlinger’s retirement, and in exchange for a standard release of claims consistent with Exhibit A to Mr. Erlinger’s Change of Control and Severance Agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 10.24 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 22, 2021 (File No. 001-36156), the Company has agreed to provide Mr. Erlinger with three months’ salary and a payment equivalent to three months’ continuation coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended.
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.
|July 16, 2021|
|/s/ Marc Stapley|
|Chief Executive Officer|