SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
September 9, 2022
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Enveric Biosciences, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
4851 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 200
Naples, FL 34103
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (239) 302-1707
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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|Common stock, par value $0.01 per share||ENVB||The Nasdaq Stock Market|
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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 September 9, 2022, Robert Dickey IV was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of the Company, to serve on an interim basis, effective September 9, 2022.
Robert Dickey IV, age 66, has served as Managing Director at Foresite Advisors since March 2020 and was previously a Managing Director at Danforth Advisors from August 2018 to March 2020. Foresite Advisors provides finance support and strategy for life science companies, including CFO advisory, financial analysis, and transactional support/execution for fundraising and M&A. Mr. Dickey has served on the board of directors of Angiogenex, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, since 2020 and SFA Therapeutics, a privately held company developing microbiome-derived therapies, since 2022. He has been on the leadership team of Cell One Partners, a strategic consulting services company focused on cell and gene therapy since 2018 and BCI LifeSciences, an advisory firm affiliated with a broker-dealer, since 2021. Mr. Dickey served as a member on the board of directors and audit committee chair at Emmaus Life Sciences, Inc., a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company, from 2018 to 2022 and as a member on the board of directors of Sanuthera, Inc., a privately held medical device company, from 2013 to 2017. Previously, he was employed as CFO of Motif Bio Plc., a NASDAQ and London AIM exchange-listed antibiotics company, from January 2017 to February 2018. He also was previously employed with several other biotechnology companies, including as the CFO of Tyme Technologies, Inc. from May 2015 to January 2017, the CFO of NeoStem, Inc. from August 2013 to January 2015 and the Senior Vice President of Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. from November 2008 to August 2013. Prior to that time, among other things, Mr. Dickey served as a Managing Director at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers and Co-Founder/Partner at The Middle Market Group, an affiliate of Lehman Brothers. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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.
|Date: September 13, 2022||ENVERIC BIOSCIENCES, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Joseph Tucker|
|Chief Executive Officer|