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): July 1, 2022 (June 27, 2022)
Sema4 Holdings Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
333 Ludlow Street, North Tower, 8th Floor
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share||SMFR||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
|Warrants to purchase one share of Class A common stock, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||SMFRW||The Nasdaq Global Select 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.
(b) Departure of Directors or Certain Officers.
On June 27, 2022, Shawn Assad notified Sema4 Holdings Corp. (the “Company”) that he will resign from his role as Chief Accounting Officer of the Company, effective August 30, 2022. Mr. Assad’s resignation is not related to any disagreement with the Company’s accounting principles or practices or financial statement disclosures. Effective upon Mr. Assad’s departure, Richard Miao will serve as the Company’s Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Miao will continue to serve as the Company’s Interim Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Principal Financial Officer.
Mr. Miao has served as Senior Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Treasurer of the Company since May 2021. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Miao served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Treasurer at Endeavor Group Holdings, a global talent and media agency, from October 2017 to May 2021. Prior to that role, Mr. Miao served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance at William Morris Endeavor, a global talent and media agency, from December 2014 to October 2017. Mr. Miao received a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and an M.B.A from the NYU Stern School of Business.
Mr. Miao has no family relationships that require disclosure pursuant to Item 401(d) of Regulation S-K and has not been involved in any transactions that require disclosure pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. There is no arrangement or understanding between Mr. Miao and any other person pursuant to which Mr. Miao was named Principal Accounting 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.
|Sema4 Holdings Corp.|
| Date:||July 1, 2022||By:|
/s/ Katherine Stueland
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|