ITEM 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(b) On January 2, 2014, Amar Singh resigned, effective immediately, as Senior Vice President, Chief Business Officer of Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (“Synta”) to pursue other opportunities.
ITEM 8.01 Other Events.
On January 3, 2014, Arthur McMahon was promoted to the newly created position of Senior Vice President, People Operations of Synta. Duties formerly performed by Mr. Singh will be split between Mr. McMahon and Steven Bernitz, who joined Synta as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development on December 20, 2013.