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Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. 8-K Mar. 15, 2021 9:01 AM

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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 March 12, 2021 Yi Larson notified Turning Point Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) of her intention to resign from her position as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 31, 2021, to pursue another opportunity. Effective as of March 31, 2021, Brian Baker, the Company’s Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and principal accounting officer, will act as the Company’s interim principal financial officer, for the purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.


Brian Baker, M.S., C.P.A. has served as our Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration since July 1, 2020 and prior to that as Vice President of Finance and Administration since 2017. Previously, Mr. Baker served as the Vice President, Finance at Cleave Biosciences, Inc. from February 2013 until July 2017. From 2011 through 2013, Mr. Baker worked as an independent finance consultant to multiple companies in the life science industry. From 2006 through 2010, Mr. Baker held positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President Finance and Principal Accounting Officer, with Phenomix Corporation. From 2000 through 2006, Mr. Baker held positions of increasing responsibility with Cengent Therapeutics, Inc. (previously Structural Bioinformatics, Inc.). Mr. Baker began his accounting career with PricewaterhouseCoopers (previously Price Waterhouse) from 1996 through 2000. Mr. Baker received a B.S. in Business Administration—Accounting and an M.S. in Business Administration—Information Systems from San Diego State University. Mr. Baker maintains an active certified public accounting license in the state of California.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Baker and any other persons in connection with Mr. Baker’s appointment as interim principal financial officer. There are also no family relationships between Mr. Baker and any director or executive officer of the Company and Mr. Baker has no direct or indirect interest in any transaction or proposed transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

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