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): September 4, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-39460   81-2992166

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

Kymera Therapeutics, Inc.

200 Arsenal Yards Blvd., Suite 230

Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(857) 285-5300

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(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    KYMR    The Nasdaq Global Market

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors.

On September 4, 2020, upon the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Kymera Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), the Board appointed Pamela Esposito, Ph.D. to join the Board, effective as of September 4, 2020. Dr. Esposito will serve as a Class I director until her term expires at the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders at which time she will stand for election by the Company’s stockholders. The Board determined that Dr. Esposito is independent under the listing standards of Nasdaq. Dr. Esposito was also appointed to serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. Effective as of September 4, 2020, the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board is composed of Pamela Esposito, Ph.D., Joanna Horobin, M.B., Ch.B., Gorjan Hrustanovic, Ph.D., and Bruce Booth, D.Phil. The composition of the Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee remains unchanged.

As a non-employee director, Dr. Esposito will receive cash compensation and an equity award for her Board service in accordance with the Company’s Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy. Dr. Esposito is not a party to any transaction with the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K, and there are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Esposito and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director. In addition, Dr. Esposito has entered into an indemnification agreement with the Company consistent with the form of indemnification agreement entered into between the Company and its existing non-employee directors.


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.


  Kymera Therapeutics, Inc.
Date: September 9, 2020   By:  

/s/ Nello Mainolfi

    Nello Mainolfi, Ph.D.
    Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer