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):||January 22, 2017|
OPKO Health, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|4400 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Florida||33137|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||(305) 575-4100|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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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 22, 2017, Robert A. Baron notified OPKO Health, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company) that he was retiring from service on the Companys board of directors (the Board), effective January 23, 2017. Mr. Baron previously served as a director of the Company since 2003. At the time of his resignation, Mr. Baron served on the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee and as Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board.
Mr. Barons resignation is not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
Dmitry Kolosov, an existing member of the Board, was appointed to the Audit Committee as a third independent director to temporarily fill the vacancy created by Mr. Barons resignation.
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.
|OPKO Health, Inc.|
|January 24, 2017||By:||
|Name: Adam Logal|
|Title: Senior Vice President-Chief Financial Officer|