UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


 
FORM 6-K


 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Dated February 21, 2018


 
Commission File Number: 001-38024


 
BeyondSpring Inc.


 
BeyondSpring Inc.
28 Liberty Street, 39th Floor
New York, New York 10005
(Address of principal executive offices)


 
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CONTENTS

Richard A. Brand resigned as Chief Financial Officer of BeyondSpring Inc. (the “Company”), effective as of February 20, 2018.  Mr. Brand’s departure is not the result of any disagreement with the Company or the Company’s Board of Directors on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.  Amy Yang will continue to serve as the Company’s Controller while acting as the Company’s interim Chief Financial Officer until a new Chief Financial Officer is selected.  The Company is in the process of evaluating candidates for the Chief Financial Officer position.
 

SIGNATURES

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.

 
BeyondSpring Inc.
     
  By:
/s/ Lan Huang
 
 
Name:  Lan Huang
 
Title:    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
     
Date: February 21, 2018