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): June 14, 2012
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction
6120 Windward Parkway
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (678) 990-5740
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2012 annual meeting of stockholders of Alimera Sciences, Inc. (the Company) held on June 14, 2012 (the Annual Meeting), the following proposals were submitted to the stockholders of the Company:
|Proposal 1:||The election of two directors to serve as Class II directors for a term of three years until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders.|
|Proposal 2:||The ratification of the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.|
|Proposal 3:||The approval on an advisory, non-binding basis of the compensation of the Companys named executive officers.|
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Companys definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2012 (the Proxy Statement). Of the 31,427,445 shares of the Companys common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 25,083,583 shares, or approximately 79.8%, were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The number of votes cast for, against or withheld, as well as abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, in respect of each such matter is set forth below:
|Proposal 1:||Election of Directors.|
The Companys stockholders elected the following two directors to serve as Class II directors until the 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes regarding the election of directors were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
Philip R. Tracy
Glen Bradley, Ph.D.
|Proposal 2:||Ratification of Selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP.|
The Companys stockholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
|Proposal 3:||Compensation of Officers.|
The Companys stockholders approved on an advisory, non-binding basis the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
|Name: Richard S. Eiswirth, Jr.|
|Title: Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: June 15, 2012