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 13, 2021 (April 12, 2021)



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware 001-34822 58-2394628

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

5 Musick

Irvine, California 92618

(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)

(949) 900-6833

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share CLPT 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.


(b)       Resignation of Director for Any Reason Other than Disagreement with the Company.


On April 12, 2021, John N. Spencer, Jr. notified ClearPoint Neuro, Inc. (the “Company”) of his decision to retire from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), not stand for reelection and resign as a member of the Board and the Company’s Audit Committee effective immediately prior to the commencement of the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of stockholders to be held on June 3, 2021 (the “2021 Annual Meeting”). On April 12, 2021, the Board accepted Mr. Spencer’s resignation. Upon his retirement, the size of the Board shall decrease from seven to six members. After more than a decade on the Board, Mr. Spencer elected to voluntarily step down from the Board and retire. Accordingly, Mr. Spencer’s decision to resign was not related to any disagreement with the Company over any of its operations, policies, or practices.


Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure.



On April 13, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing Mr. Spencer’s decision to not stand for re-election. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.


The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, as well as Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description 
99.1 Press Release, dated April 13, 2021






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 13, 2021 CLEARPOINT NEURO, INC.
  By: /s/ Joseph M. Burnett 
    Joseph M. Burnett
    Chief Executive Officer and President