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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K 
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 3, 2019
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PROTHENA CORPORATION PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Ireland
 
001-35676
 
98-1111119
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
 
77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Block C
Grand Canal Docklands
Dublin 2, D02 T804, Ireland
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 011-353-1-236-2500
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(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
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Ordinary Shares, par value $0.01 per share
PRTA
The Nasdaq Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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).
Emerging growth company o






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. o






Item 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On December 3, 2019, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Prothena Corporation plc (the “Company”) appointed Oleg Nodelman to serve as a director of the Company, effective immediately. Mr. Nodelman was not appointed to any committees of the Board in connection with his appointment as a director.

Mr. Nodelman has declined to receive any compensation for his service as a director. Accordingly, he will not receive the cash compensation or stock options previously approved by the Board for non-employee members of the Board.
 
The Company has entered into its standard Deed of Indemnification with Mr. Nodelman.

SIGNATURES
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:
December 5, 2019
PROTHENA CORPORATION PLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Michael J. Malecek
 
 
Name:
 
Michael J. Malecek
 
 
Title:
 
Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary