SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 15, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1221 McKinney Street, Suite 3200
Houston, Texas 77010
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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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.
Approval of Merit Bonus Award
On January 15, 2019, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Aravive, Inc. (the Company) approved a 2018 merit bonus award related to 2018 performance for Vinay Shah, the Companys Chief Financial Officer, in the amount of $50,985.
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: January 18, 2019||By:||/s/ Jay P. Shepard|
|Name:||Jay P. Shepard|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|