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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 22, 2022


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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 July 22, 2022, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Clover Health Investments, Corp. ("Clover" or the "Company") appointed Carladenise Armbrister Edwards, Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of the Henry Ford Health System, to serve as a Class III director of the Board and as a member of the Talent and Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board. The Company’s press release announcing Dr. Edwards’ appointment is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.
In connection with her service as a director during 2022, Dr. Edwards will receive a pro rata portion of the annual retainers for service on the Board, the Talent and Compensation Committee, and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee under Clover’s Director Compensation Policy. Dr. Edwards will also be granted a restricted stock unit ("RSU") award covering shares of the Company’s Class A Common Stock having an RSU value of $200,000, pro-rated by multiplying such amount by a fraction, the numerator of which is the number of days of service that Dr. Edwards will provide from the date of her appointment until September 22, 2022, the date of the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, and the denominator of which is the number of days from April 1, 2021 until September 22, 2022.
In connection with her appointment, Dr. Edwards entered into the Company’s standard form of indemnification agreement for its directors, which requires the Company to, among other things, indemnify its directors against liabilities that may arise by reason of their status or service. The agreement also requires the Company to advance all expenses incurred by directors in investigating or defending any action, suit or proceeding. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the form of indemnification agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 10.2 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K (No. 001-39252) filed on January 12, 2021, and is incorporated by reference herein.
There are no arrangements or understandings between Dr. Edwards and any other persons pursuant to which she was selected as a director. Dr. Edwards has no family relationships with any of the Company’s directors or executive officers, and she has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) List of Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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.

Clover Health Investments, Corp.
Date:July 26, 2022By:/s/ Joseph R. Martin
Name:Joseph R. Martin
Title:General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dr. Carladenise Armbrister Edwards Joins Clover Health Board of Directors

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – July 26, 2022 – Clover Health Investments, Corp. (NASDAQ: CLOV) (“Clover,” “Clover Health” or the “Company”), a physician enablement company committed to improving health equity for seniors, today announced the appointment of Carladenise Armbrister Edwards, Ph.D., to the Company’s Board of Directors.

Dr. Edwards is an accomplished healthcare executive with nearly three decades of healthcare, nonprofit and government experience. Currently the Henry Ford Health System’s Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, she leads the system’s strategic planning efforts and partnership ventures, business development and transformation initiatives, government affairs strategy, as well as Henry Ford Innovations, the health system’s multi-disciplinary team responsible for product design and commercialization, technology transfer, licensing agreements and international programs.

“From strategic roles in government and public service, to executive leadership positions at some of the nation's leading academic medical centers, Dr. Edwards brings unmatched experience and depth of knowledge to Clover,” said Vivek Garipalli, Chief Executive Officer of Clover. “Her track record of delivering results for multibillion dollar health and technology organizations and guiding them to optimal performance will be invaluable as we continue to strive to make data-driven primary care more equitable and accessible.”

“The Clover Health team is focused on solving some of healthcare’s biggest problems,” said Dr. Edwards. “I see Clover Assistant as a lever for alleviating some of the industry’s toughest challenges, especially to the benefit of our most vulnerable populations, and look forward to working closely with the executive team over the coming months and years to manifest its fullest potential.”

Prior to Henry Ford, Dr. Edwards was Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Providence St. Joseph Health, a $24 billion Catholic health system comprising 51 hospitals and more than 800 clinics across seven states. Dr. Edwards’ experience includes several additional executive leadership roles, including Chief Administrative Officer for Providence Health & Services’ Population Health division and Chief Strategy Officer for Alameda Health System.

An expert in the intersection of healthcare and technology, Dr. Edwards also served as Founding President and CEO of Cal eConnect, Inc., a nonprofit corporation that governed California’s electronic Health Information Exchange. She additionally held technology based leadership roles in Georgia’s Department of Community Health.

Dr. Edwards earned a Ph.D. in Medical Sociology from the University of Florida, and a master’s degree in Education and Psychological Services and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Edwards also studied neuroscience at the University of Leuven in Belgium and gerontology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

About Clover Health:
Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) is a physician enablement company focused on seniors who have historically lacked access to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Our strategy is underpinned by our proprietary software platform, Clover Assistant, which is designed to aggregate patient data from across the health ecosystem to support clinical decision-making and improve health outcomes. We operate two distinct lines of business: Insurance and Non-Insurance. Through our Insurance line of business, we provide PPO and HMO plans to Medicare Advantage members in several states. Our Non-Insurance line of business offers a variety of programs aimed at reducing expenditures and enhancing the quality of care for patients enrolled in fee-for-service Medicare. Clover’s corporate headquarters are in Franklin, Tenn.


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