SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
June 1, 2007
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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13700 Progress Boulevard
Alachua, Florida 32615
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|ITEM 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.|
On June 1, 2007, Oragenics, Inc. (the Company) appointed its Controller, Ms. Dorothy Jean (Dotti) Delfino to be an Officer of the Company. Ms. Delfino has been approved by the Board as the Companys Chief Financial Officer and Secretary. Ms. Delfino will assume her duties immediately. Ms. Delfino assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer and Secretary from Mr. Robert T. Zahradnik, who has been the Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Secretary since May 5, 2006.
Ms. Delfino brings to Oragenics broad management experience from several venues of public and university research and development platforms. Ms. Delfino joined the Company in May 2006 as the Corporate Controller. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Delfino worked for a private accounting practice, providing tax and accounting services. Previously, from May 2000 to December 2004, she was part of senior management at the University of Florida. She held positions ranging from financial manager for one of the seventeen colleges, budget officer of the Universitys Physical Plant Division and associate director at one of the College of Engineerings research centers. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Ms. Delfino held management positions with several national engineering consulting firms. She holds a Masters in Accounting from the University of Florida and a Masters of Information Science from the University of Hawaii.
Under Ms. Delfinos compensation arrangement with the Company, she will receive an annual base salary of $100,000. Ms. Delfino will also receive a stock option grant of 30,000 shares of Company common stock which will time vest over two years commencing on the grant date.
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.
|June 5, 2007||ORAGENICS, INC.|
|Robert T. Zahradnik|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|