Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(D)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


July 8, 2019

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)



Agile Therapeutics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)








(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


101 Poor Farm Road
Princeton, New Jersey
(Address of principal executive offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (609) 683-1880



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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


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Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, par value $0.0001 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 July 8, 2019, Scott M. Coiante, the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, informed the Company that he has accepted a position with a private company. Mr. Coiante will be departing the Company after the filing of the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the period ending June 30, 2019.  After his departure, Mr. Coiante will be available to assist the Company to support a smooth transition of his roles and responsibilities through December 31, 2019. The Company has initiated a search for his successor. Joseph D’Urso, the Company’s Controller, will serve as the Company’s interim principal accounting and principal financial officer after Mr. Coiante leaves the Company while the Company completes its search for a permanent Chief Financial Officer.


Mr. Coiante’s decision to depart from the Company is solely for personal reasons and does not reflect any disagreement with the Company.  The Company thanked Mr. Coiante for his many contributions over nine years and for his willingness to continue to assist the Company to ensure a smooth transition.






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.



Agile Therapeutics, Inc.





Dated: July 11, 2019


/s/ Alfred Altomari


Name: Alfred Altomari


Title: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer