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): March 15, 2019
Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
270 E. Grand Avenue
South San Francisco, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 246-7300
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 15, 2019, Charles Homcy, M.D. notified Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) of his decision to resign as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company (the Board), effective upon execution of a consulting agreement. Dr. Homcy indicated that his decision to resign was not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
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.
|Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Dated: March 20, 2019||By:||
/s/ John B. Moriarty, Jr.
|John B. Moriarty, Jr.|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|