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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 03, 2022



Pyxis Oncology, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)






(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)






150 Cambridgepark Drive


Cambridge, Massachusetts



(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


(Zip Code)


Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: 617221-9059



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


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Title of each class




Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share




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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 August 3, 2022, Jitendra Wadhane, age 42, was appointed as Chief Accounting Officer and to serve as Principal Accounting Officer of Pyxis Oncology, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. Wadhane has served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller since August 2021. From April 2020 to August 2021, Mr. Wadhane was Head of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting at Immunovant, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, and from February 2012 to April 2020, he was a Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, an accounting firm. Mr. Wadhane is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Mumbai, and Chartered Accountancy from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


Mr. Wadhane has no family relationships with any director or executive officer of the Company. There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Wadhane and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as an officer of the Company, and there are no transactions in which Mr. Wadhane has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.



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.




Pyxis Oncology, Inc.






August 9, 2022


   /s/ Pamela Connealy




Pamela Connealy
Chief Financial Officer