SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): June 28, 2021
Privia Health Group, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
|950 N. Glebe Rd., |
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
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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 June 28, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Privia Health Group, Inc. (the “Company”) increased the size of the Board from eight to nine directors and elected Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD to fill the newly created vacancy on the Board, effective June 30, 2021. The Board also appointed Dr. Ryu to the Compliance Committee of the Board.
The Board has found Dr. Ryu to be independent in accordance with the independence standards of the rules of The Nasdaq Stock Market. There are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Ryu and any other persons pursuant to which Dr. Ryu was selected as a director, and there are no transactions in which Dr. Ryu has a direct or indirect material interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Dr. Ryu will participate in the Company’s standard compensation program for non-employee directors, as determined by the Board from time to time and described in the section entitled “Board Structure and Compensation of Directors” in the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1/A, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021, including an initial restricted stock unit award with a value of $175,000. Additionally, in connection with his election to the Board, Dr. Ryu will enter into a standard indemnification agreement with the Company.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 30, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the election of Dr. Ryu to the Board. A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 hereto shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any other filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release dated June 30, 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.
|PRIVIA HEALTH GROUP, INC.|
Date: June 30, 2021
|By:||/s/ David Mountcastle|
|Name: David Mountcastle|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer and Authorized Officer|
Dr. Jaewon Ryu Joins Privia Health’s Board of Directors
ARLINGTON, VA – June 30, 2021 – Privia Health Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRVA) today announced that Jaewon Ryu, MD, JD, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. In connection with this election, the size of the Board was increased to nine directors.
“Jaewon is a renowned healthcare industry leader and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Privia Health board of directors,” said Shawn Morris, Chief Executive Officer of Privia Health. “We believe his deep experience in value-based reimbursement, management services organizations, and high-quality patient care will be extremely valuable as we continue to grow across the U.S.”
“We are delighted to welcome such an outstanding individual who will further strengthen our board’s breadth of talent and expertise,” said David King, Privia Health’s Chairman. “Given our thorough search for a highly qualified board member, I am confident that Jaewon will have an important and positive impact on our company.”
“I am honored and excited to join the Privia Health Board of Directors,” added Ryu. “I look forward to working with the Privia Health Board and management team, and bringing valuable ideas and insights to the Board to help the company realize even greater success in continuing to positively impact the lives it touches.”
Dr. Jaewon Ryu is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger, an integrated delivery system with a clinical enterprise, health plan, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, and research and innovation functions operating in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. He joined the organization originally as the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer in 2016 overseeing all aspects of patient care at Geisinger, working to improve the quality, affordability and experience of care delivered across the enterprise.
Dr. Ryu was previously president of integrated care delivery for Humana, responsible for Humana’s owned and joint ventured care delivery assets, including a management services organization (MSO) assisting affiliated practices to adopt population health under value-based reimbursement methodologies. Prior to Humana, Dr. Ryu held various leadership roles at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, Kaiser Permanente, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and as a White House Fellow at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He was also a practicing corporate healthcare attorney with the international firm McDermott, Will & Emery.
Dr. Ryu earned his BA degree from Yale University and his MD and JD from the University of Chicago. He completed his residency training in emergency medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
About Privia Health
Privia Health™ is a technology-driven, national physician enablement company that collaborates with medical groups, health plans, and health systems to optimize physician practices, improve patient experiences, and reward doctors for delivering high-value care in both in-person and virtual settings. Our platform is led by top industry talent and exceptional physician leadership, and consists of scalable operations and end-to-end, cloud-based technology that reduces unnecessary healthcare costs, achieves better outcomes, and improves the health of patients and the well-being of providers. For more information, visit priviahealth.com.
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|SVP, Investor & Corporate Communications|