SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): April 16, 2020
Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
26 Technology Drive
Irvine, California 92618
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share
Nasdaq Global Select Market
Item 8.01. Other Events.
Reduction in Base Salary of Company Employees and Cash Retainer for the Company’s Board of Directors
Axonics Modulation Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) determined that in light of the uncertainty created by the COVID 19 pandemic and its anticipated impact on the Company’s operations, most employees will be taking a temporary 20% reduction in base salary for the remainder of the second quarter of 2020.
The base salary reductions include a 20% reduction for our CEO and all named executive officers, worldwide sales and clinical personnel. Certain manufacturing employees at the lower end of the Company’s compensation range who are working full-time will get a 10% increase in hourly wages. The Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) determined that, for the second quarter of 2020, the cash retainer for each director serving on the Board will also be temporarily reduced by 20%.
These reductions in base salary will be effective as of April 16, 2020 and are expected to last through June 30, 2020.
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.
AXONICS MODULATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
Dated: April 16, 2020
/s/ Raymond W. Cohen
Raymond W. Cohen
Chief Executive Officer