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Washington, DC 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 30, 2022 (March 27, 2022)



CytoDyn Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-49908   83-1887078

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1111 Main Street, Suite 660

Vancouver, Washington 98660

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(360) 980-8524

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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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.

Appointment of New Director

On March 27, 2022, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of CytoDyn Inc. (the “Company”) approved the appointment of Karen J. Brunke, Ph.D., as a director of the Company, subject to satisfactory completion of a background check. The Board also expects to appoint Dr. Brunke as a member of the Board’s Compensation Committee. Dr. Brunke will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Harish Seethamraju in December 2021.

Dr. Brunke has over 30 years of scientific, operational, clinical, senior executive, and corporate development managerial experience with large and small biotechnology companies. She is currently the Executive Vice President of Corporate and Business Development at Jaguar Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAGX). Previously, Dr. Brunke was part of the executive team that merged Mercator Genetics Inc. with Progenitor, a subsidiary of Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, in 1999 and helped take the resulting company public. Dr. Brunke was Chief Operating Officer of Anexus Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of the Japanese public company MediBic, responsible for in- and out-licensing assistance for Japanese companies, and was founding Chief Executive Officer of Cardeus Pharmaceuticals, a neuroscience company. Dr. Brunke received her BA in Biochemistry as well as a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Pennsylvania.

There are no transactions in which Dr. Brunke has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. There are no family relationships between her and any other executive officer or director of the Company. Dr. Brunke will be compensated for her services as a director consistent with the Company’s compensation policies for nonemployee directors described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 14, 2021. Other than the compensation arrangements referenced above, there is no arrangement or understanding between Dr. Brunke and any other persons or entities pursuant to which Dr. Brunke was appointed as a director 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 thereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 30, 2022     By  

/s/ Antonio Migliarese


Antonio Migliarese

Chief Financial Officer and Interim President