VIRIDIAN THERAPEUTICS, INC.
EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT (the Agreement), dated as of June 9, 2021 (the Effective Date), is by and between Viridian Therapeutics, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and Kristian
Humer (Executive) (Executive and the Company collectively the Parties and each of the Parties referred to individually as a Party).
WHEREAS, the Company desires to employ Executive in the capacity of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief
Business Officer (CBO) pursuant to the terms of this Agreement and, in connection therewith, to compensate Executive for Executives personal services to the Company; and
WHEREAS, Executive wishes to be employed by the Company and provide personal services to the Company in return for certain compensation
under the terms set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and mutual undertakings, obligations, and
covenants contained herein and for other good and valuable consideration, the Company and Executive hereby agree as follows:
1. At-Will Employment. The Company and Executive acknowledge that either party
has the right to terminate Executives employment with the Company at any time for any reason whatsoever, with or without cause, subject to the provisions of Sections 7 and 8 herein. This at-will
employment relationship and this Agreement cannot be changed except in a writing signed by both Executive and the Board of Directors of the Company (or a duly authorized committee thereof, if applicable, including the Compensation Committee of the
Board) (the Board). Any rights of Executive to payments or other benefits from the Company upon any such termination of employment shall be governed by Section 8 of this Agreement.
2. Position. Subject to the terms set forth herein, the Company agrees to employ Executive in the position of CFO/CBO and
Executive hereby accepts such employment to commence on a mutually agreeable date as soon as reasonably practicable after Executive is released by Citigroup from his garden leave requirement (Start Date), but in
no event later than September 1, 2021. Executives duties under this Agreement shall be to serve as CFO/CBO with the responsibilities, rights, authority and duties pertaining to such offices as are established from time to time by the
Chief Executive Officer of the Company, and Executive shall report to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Executive shall perform his duties under this Agreement principally remotely from his home office in New York, or such
other location in Manhattan as assigned by the Company. In addition, the Executive shall make such business trips to such places as may be necessary or advisable for the efficient operations of the Company.
3. Commitment. Executive will devote substantially all of his business time and best efforts to the performance of his
duties hereunder; provided, however, that Executive shall be allowed, to the extent that such activities do not interfere with the performance of his duties and responsibilities hereunder and do not conflict with the financial, fiduciary or other
interests of the Company, as determined in the sole discretion of the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, to