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): January 7, 2019
GT Biopharma, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer I.D. No.)
310 N. Westlake Blvd
Suite 206
Westlake Village, CA 91362
Phone: (800) 304-9888
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registrant’s principal executive offices)
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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 January 7, 2019, Anthony Cataldo was appointed to be a director of GT Biopharma, Inc. (hereinafter the “Company”) by the Board of Directors.
Mr. Cataldo has extensive experience with the Company, having served on the Board of Directors from July 2014 until November 2018, also serving as Chief Executive Officer from November 2014 to September 2017 and Executive Chairman of the Board from September 2017 to February 2018 during that time. Mr. Cataldo will serve as Vice Chairman of the Board.
Prior to joining the Company, from February 2011 until June 2013, Mr. Cataldo served as Chairman and CEO/Founder of Genesis Biopharma, Inc. (now known as Iovance Biotherapeutics, Inc.). Mr. Cataldo is credited with developing the Stage Four Cancer treatment for melanoma known as Lion/Genesis using assets acquired from the National Cancer Institute (NIH). Mr. Cataldo also served as non-executive co-chairman of the board of directors of MultiCell Technologies, Inc., a supplier of functional, non-tumorigenic immortalized human hepatocytes from February 2005 until July 2006.
On October 18, 2018, the Company entered into a Consultant Agreement with Mr. Cataldo. The term of the Consultant Agreement remains in effect until September 30, 2019. Mr. Cataldo is paid $25,000 per month during the term of the Agreement.
Pursuant to the requirement of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
GT Biopharma, Inc.
Dated: January 7, 2019
/s/ Raymond W. Urbanski
Raymond W. Urbanski
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer