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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): April 19, 2022



Avita Medical, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-39059   85-1021707

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


28159 Avenue Stanford, Suite 220, Valencia, CA 91355   661.367.9170
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)   (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





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share   RCEL   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Emerging growth company  ☒

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

On April 19, 2022, Non-Executive Director Louis Drapeau notified the Chair of the Board of Directors of AVITA Medical, Inc. (the “Company”) that due to changed personal circumstances, Mr. Drapeau is resigning from the Board of Directors. Such resignation is effective April 29, 2022. Mr. Drapeau’s pending resignation did not result from any disagreements between himself and the Company on any matter concerning its operations, policies, or practices. Non-Executive Director James Corbett will assume Mr. Drapeau’s former role as Chair of the Audit Committee.


Item 8.01.

Other Events

On April 21, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing the resignation of Mr. Drapeau as described in Item 5.02 above. A copy of the press release, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is furnished pursuant to Items 8.01 and 9.01.

The information in this Item 8.01 and Item 9.01 below is being furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made under the Securities Act of 1933, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





99.1    Press Release, titled “Avita Medical, Inc. Announces Resignation of Louis Drapeau from Board of Directors”
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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.

Date: April 21, 2022



/s/ Donna Shiroma

Name:   Donna Shiroma
Title:   General Counsel
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