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Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 15, 2023

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
of Incorporation)
Identification No.)
6550 South Millrock Drive, Suite G50
Salt Lake City, Utah
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
(801) 676-9695
(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
Trading Symbol(s)
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Common Stock, $0.0001 par value
The Nasdaq Capital Market
Warrants, to acquire one-half of one share of Common Stock for $11.50 per share
The Nasdaq Capital Market
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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 March 15, 2023, Robert Glanzman, M.D., FAAN, the Chief Medical Officer of Clene Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of his intent to retire from his position, effective as of April 1, 2023 (the “Effective Date”). In order to provide for the orderly transition of his responsibilities, Dr. Glanzman has agreed to provide advisory and other services on an as-needed basis after his retirement under the terms of a consulting agreement (the “Glanzman Consulting Agreement”). The Glanzman Consulting Agreement shall commence on the Effective Date and, unless earlier terminated as provided therein, end on the one-year anniversary of the Effective Date (the “Term”). Dr. Glanzman will receive compensation of $300 per hour for services rendered under the Glanzman Consulting Agreement. In addition, any of the stock options granted to Dr. Glanzman prior to the Effective Date shall continue to vest during the Term, and any stock options that are outstanding and unvested as of the end of the Term shall be subject to the termination provisions under the Company’s 2020 Stock Plan.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
In connection with Dr. Glanzman’s upcoming retirement, the Company has engaged Benjamin Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S., as its Head of Medical, effective April 1, 2023, under to the terms of a consulting agreement. Dr. Greenberg joins the Company alongside his current role as professor of neurology and Vice Chair of Clinical and Translational Research in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.

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: March 17, 2023
/s/ Robert Etherington
Robert Etherington
President and Chief Executive Officer