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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 September 30, 2021, Dr. J. Stark Thompson notified the board of directors (the “Board”) of MaxCyte, Inc. (the “Company”) that he will not stand for re-election at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on October 29, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”). Dr. Thompson will serve out his remaining term as a director and as Chairman of the Board, which will expire upon the conclusion of the Annual Meeting. Dr. Thompson’s decision is not related to any disagreement relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices. He will continue to provide consulting services to the Company as requested, during which time his outstanding stock option awards will continue to vest in accordance with their terms for so long as Dr. Thompson provides continuous service to the Company.
Following the Annual Meeting, the authorized size of the Board will be eight members, and the Board will appoint a new Chairman.
“On behalf of the Board and the entire MaxCyte team, we wish to thank Dr. Thompson for his service and guidance on the Board over the years,” said Doug Doerfler, Chief Executive Officer.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: October 1, 2021||By:||/s/ Doug Doerfler|
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