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)

December 20, 2019



electroCore, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-38538   20-3454976

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

150 Allen Road, Suite 201

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

(973) 290-0097

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 Per Share   ECOR   NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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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 December 20, 2019, Carrie Cox resigned from the Board of Directors (the “Board”), and all committees of the Board, of electroCore, Inc. (the “Company”), effective as of March 31, 2020. Ms. Cox has served as a member and Chairman of the Board since June 2018. Ms. Cox also serves on the Board’s Audit Committee and Nominating and Governance Committee.

Michael Atieh, a member of the Board, will assume the role of Chairman of the Board, effective as of March 31, 2020. Mr. Atieh has served as a director of the Company since June 2018.

On December 27, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the foregoing changes to the Board. A copy of the press release is filed with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.

Ms. Cox’s decision to resign did not result from any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company operations, policies or practices.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On December 20, 2019, by resolution of the Board, the size of the Board will be reduced from nine members to eight members, effective as of April 1, 2020.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.




Description of Exhibit

99.1    Press Release, dated December 27, 2019


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.


    electroCore, Inc.
December 27, 2019      

/s/ Brian Posner

      Brian Posner
      Chief Financial Officer
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