SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 9, 2017
DANDRIT BIOTECH USA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc.
Stumpedyssevej 17, 2970
+45 391 79840
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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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 October 9, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of DanDrit Biotech USA, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) accepted the amicable resignation of Torben Bjørn Christensen as a director of the Company and appointed Henrik Grønfeldt-Sørensen to replace Mr. Christensen as a director, effective immediately.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Sørensen and any person (including the Company) pursuant to which Mr. Sørensen was appointed to serve as a director. On April 21, 2017, RS Arving ApS, an entity of which Mr. Sørensen serves as the Chief Executive Officer, purchased 500,000 shares of the Company’s common stock and 1,000,000 warrants to purchase shares of common stock for $650,000, and RS Group ApS, an entity of which Mr. Sørensen serves as the Chief Executive Officer, purchased 2,200,000 shares of the Company’s common stock and 4,400,000 warrants to purchase shares of common stock for $2,860,000 in the Company’s private placement offering more fully described in the Company’s current report on Form 8-K, filed on May 1, 2017. Other than the foregoing, there are no actual or proposed transactions between Mr. Sørensen or any of his related persons and the Company that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K (17 CFR 229.404(a)) in connection with his appointment as a director.
Mr. Sørensen does not have any family relationship with any director, executive officer, or person nominated or chosen to become a director or executive officer of the Company.
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.
|DANDRIT BIOTECH USA, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Eric J. Leire|
|Name:||Eric J. Leire|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|Date: October 10, 2017|