Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 08, 2021



Alector, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)






131 Oyster Point Blvd.

Suite 600


South San Francisco, California



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (415) 231-5660


Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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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 September 8, 2021, Alector, Inc. (“Alector”) appointed Linda Rubinstein as Alector’s interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer. Ms. Rubinstein will serve in such positions until her successor is appointed or until Ms. Rubinstein’s earlier resignation or removal.

Ms. Rubinstein is a partner at FLG Partners, LLC (“FLG Partners”), a chief financial officer services and board advisory consulting firm.

Ms. Rubinstein, 55, has been a partner at FLG Partners since September 2010 and has served as consulting Chief Financial Officer for multiple clients for FLG Partners, including Apexigen, Inc., ArmaGen Technologies, Inc., Five Prime Therapeutics, Inc., Kezar Life Sciences, Inc., True North Therapeutics, Inc. (now part of Sanofi), iPierian, Inc. (now part of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company), PaxVax, Inc., Ingenuity Systems, Inc. (now part of QIAGEN N.V.) and others. Ms. Rubinstein has over 30 years of operational, financial and capital markets experience in the life sciences sector. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.

In connection with retaining Ms. Rubinstein as its interim Chief Financial Officer, Alector entered into a Confidential Consulting Agreement with FLG Partners, effective September 3, 2021 (the “Consulting Agreement”), pursuant to which FLG Partners will serve as an independent contractor to Alector. Alector will pay FLG Partners at a rate of $600 per hour for Ms. Rubinstein’s services. The foregoing description of the Consulting Agreement is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Consulting Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to Alector’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2021.

In conjunction with Ms. Rubinstein’s appointment, Mr. Calvin Yu will no longer serve as Alector’s Principal Financial Officer or Principal Accounting Officer. He will continue to serve as Alector’s Vice President, Finance.




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 thereunto duly authorized.










September 8, 2021


/s/ Arnon Rosenthal




Arnon Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer