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): October 26, 2015
Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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32 Wiggins Avenue, Bedford, MA 01730
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 781-457-9000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Section 5—Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02. Appointment of Certain Officers.
Anika Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Richard Hague, 55, as its Chief Commercial Officer, effective as of October 26, 2015. From November 2014 through the present, Mr. Hague was the Vice President Sales and Marketing at TEI Medical where he was responsible for driving the revenue growth of that corporation’s dermal scaffold product, as well as for the build out of its sales and marketing teams. From 2011 through 2014, Mr. Hague was Vice President Sales, Marketing, and Commercial Operations for Sanofi Biosurgery’s Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine group. In this role, Mr. Hague was responsible for the global commercial operations of the group’s products in the orthopedic sports medicine and burn markets. Prior to this, Mr. Hague was the Senior Director and Head of Sales for Genzyme Biosurgery from 2006 through 2011 where he headed the U.S. sales team in the orthopedics and sports medicine market. Mr. Hague holds a B.S. in marketing from the University of Connecticut.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be filed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Anika Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Dated: October 28, 2015||By:||/s/ Sylvia Cheung|
|Chief Financial Officer|