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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2023




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Delaware   001-38890   90-1024039

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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 1, 2023, Ted Monohon informed Quince Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) of his intention to resign from his position as the Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of Finance, including as the principal financial officer and principal accounting officer, effective as of March 16, 2023. Mr. Monohon has agreed to assist with the transition as needed. Mr. Monohon’s resignation did not arise from any disagreement with the Company, or the Board of Directors of the Company, on any matters relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

On March 3, 2023, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Brendan Hannah, Chief Business Officer of the Company, as the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer, effective as of March 16, 2023. Mr. Hannah, age 37, has served as the Company’s Chief Business Officer since May 2022. Previously, Mr. Hannah served as the Chief Operating Officer of Novosteo Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, from November 2021 to May 2022. Previously, from January 2019 to October 2021, Mr. Hannah was the Chief Business Officer of Neuroptika, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and from January 2017 to March 2020, the Vice President of Operations and Strategy of Geom Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company. Mr. Hannah holds an M.B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management and a B.A. in Economics from Colorado College.

There will be no change to Mr. Hannah’s compensation arrangement with the Company as a result of his appointment. There are no family relationships between Mr. Hannah and any of the Company’s current or former directors or executive officers. Mr. Hannah is not a party to any transaction that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.


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.


    Quince Therapeutics, Inc.

/s/ Dirk Thye

Date: March 3, 2023     Name:   Dirk Thye
    Title:   Chief Executive Officer