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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 5, 2023
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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 December 5, 2023, Daniel Yrigoyen resigned, effective as of such date, from his position as an executive officer and as Vice President of Sales of Arch Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Yrigoyen’s role as Vice President of Sales is being filled by Shawn Carlson, effective as of such date, as described further in Item 8.01 below, and his policy making role as an executive officer is being filled by the other executive officers of the Company.
Item 8.01   Other Events.
Effective December 5, 2023 Shawn Carlson was appointed to serve as the Company’s Vice President of Sales, fulfilling the role served by Mr. Yrigoyen until his resignation described in Item 5.02 above. Mr. Carlson joined Arch Therapeutics as Director of Sales in 2021 and has over 20 years of medical device leadership experience with a track record of driving commercial growth within wound care, trauma, and dermatology. Prior to joining Arch, Mr. Carlson was an Area Vice President and Director of Sales at Z-Medica (now Teleflex), where he helped bring QuikClot® to the US healthcare market and drove revenue expansion in multiple selling channels. Prior to that, he was a Territory Manager at Smith & Nephew with responsibility for Advanced Wound Care Products. Mr. Carlson graduated from West Virginia University with a BS in Sports Management.

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.
Dated: December 8, 2023
/s/ Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.
Name:   Terrence W. Norchi, M.D.
Title:      President, Chief Executive Officer