Form 8-K





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) May 4, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


001-36730   27-3403111


File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

3201 Beechleaf Court, Suite 600, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604-1547

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (919) 876-9300



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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.


(e) Letter Agreement with Jason Meggs, Chief Financial Officer

The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Syneos Health, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Jason Meggs as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective May 6, 2018.

Mr. Meggs was serving as Executive Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer since February 21, 2018, and has been the Company’s principal financial officer and principal accounting officer since that time.

In connection with his appointment, the Company entered into a letter agreement effective May 6, 2018 with Mr. Meggs (the “Letter Agreement”) that, among other things, modified his employment agreement as follows: (i) increased his annual base salary to $475,000, (ii) increased his annual target bonus opportunity to 70% of his base salary, and (iii) included him as a participant in the Company’s Executive Severance Plan, as adopted by the Board on September 15, 2016.

The Company intends to file a copy of the Letter Agreement as an exhibit to the Company’s next regularly scheduled quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2018.


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.


Date: May 8, 2018    

/s/ Purvesh D. Patel

    Name:   Purvesh D. Patel
    Title:   Executive Vice President and Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary