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): September 26, 2014
Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
135 US Highway 206, Suite 15
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (908) 470-4320
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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) On September 26, 2014, James V. Mazzo notified the Board of Directors (the Board) of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) of his intention to resign as a director of the Company, effective as of September 26, 2014. Mr. Mazzos resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company or the Board on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company. The Company expresses its appreciation for Mr. Mazzos service as member of the Board.
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.
|AERIE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: September 26, 2014||By:|
|Richard J. Rubino|
|Chief Financial Officer|