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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 December 30, 2020, the board of directors (the “Board”) of Assertio Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) was reduced to five members. Based on this reduction, Arthur J. Higgins resigned as non-executive chairman and a member of the Board, and Andrea Heslin Smiley and David Wheadon also resigned voluntarily from the Board. The Board has appointed Peter D. Staple as the new chairman of the Board.
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.
|Date: December 31, 2020|
|ASSERTIO HOLDINGS, INC.|
|/s/ Dan Peisert|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|