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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): November 29, 2020



MannKind Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-50865   13-3607736

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

30930 Russell Ranch Road, Suite 300, Westlake Village, California 91362

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(818) 661-5000

(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 $0.01 per share   MNKD   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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

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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 November 29, 2020, Sabrina Kay, Ed.D., was appointed to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of MannKind Corporation (the “Company”) and the Audit Committee of the Board (the “Audit Committee”), effective December 1, 2020.

Dr. Kay is expected to receive compensation for her service as a director and as a member of the Audit Committee in accordance with the Company’s non-employee director compensation program, including an annual cash retainer and an annual equity grant. The Company and Dr. Kay will also enter into the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement for directors.

There is no arrangement or understanding between Dr. Kay and any other person pursuant to which Dr. Kay was appointed as a director. The Company is not aware of any transaction between the Company and Dr. Kay that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.




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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: November 30, 2020     By:  

/s/ David Thomson

      David Thomson, Ph.D., J.D.
      Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary