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 18, 2013
ALIMERA SCIENCES, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
6120 Windward Parkway
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s 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 2013 annual meeting of stockholders of Alimera Sciences, Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 18, 2013 (the “Annual Meeting”), the following proposals were submitted to the stockholders of the Company:
The election of three directors to serve as Class III directors for a term of three years until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders.
The ratification of the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.
The approval on an advisory, non-binding basis of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2013 (the “Proxy Statement”). Of the 45,115,397 shares of the Company’s common stock, including 13,559,322 shares of common stock underlying the Company’s outstanding Series A Preferred Stock (based on a deemed conversion price of $2.95 per share), entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, 31,904,106 shares, or approximately 70.2%, 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:
Election of Directors.
The Company’s stockholders elected the following three directors to serve as Class III directors until the 2016 annual meeting of stockholders. The votes regarding the election of directors were as follows:
Mark J. Brooks
Brian K. Halak, Ph.D.
Peter J. Pizzo, III
Ratification of Selection of Grant Thornton LLP.
The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. The votes regarding this proposal were as follows:
Compensation of Officers.
The Company’s stockholders approved on an advisory, non-binding basis the compensation paid to the Company’s 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.
Dated: June 18, 2013
/s/ RICHARD S. EISWIRTH, JR.
Richard S. Eiswirth, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer and
Chief Financial Officer