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): March 15, 2019
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
225 South Lake Avenue, Suite 1050,
Pasadena, CA 91101
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (626) 304-3400
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The following proposals were submitted to the stockholders of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on March 15, 2019.
Election of five directors to serve as members of the Companys Board of Directors until the next Annual Meeting or until their successors are elected;
Approval, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the compensation of the Companys named executive officers for fiscal 2018;
Recommendation, on a non-binding, advisory basis, on the frequency of future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers; and
Ratification of Rose Snyder & Jacobs as independent auditors of the Company for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2019.
As of January 23, 2019, the record date for the Annual Meeting, the Company had 94,200,893 shares of its common stock outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 81,419,896 shares were present in person or represented by proxy and entitled to vote. The number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below:
Board of Director Election Results
Michael S. Perry
Approval, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the compensation of the Companys named executive officers for the 2018 fiscal year
47,129,831 FOR 1,164,564 AGAINST 140,615 ABSTAIN 32,984,886 NON VOTES
The proposal was approved.
Recommendation, on a non-binding, advisory basis, on the frequency of future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers
46,078,873 1 YEAR 667,615 2 YEARS 1,524,963 3 YEARS 163,559 ABSTAIN 32,984,886 NON VOTES
Based upon the results set forth above for Proposal 3, the Board of Directors of the Company has determined that future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers will occur every year.
Ratification of Rose, Snyder & Jacobs as Arrowheads independent public accounting firm
80,386,983 FOR 287,438 AGAINST 745,475 ABSTAIN
The appointment was ratified.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: March 15, 2019
ARROWHEAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
/s/ Jane Davidson