SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2019
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|85 Wells Avenue, 2nd Floor
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 658-0600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value||KPTI||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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|Item 5.07.|| |
Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. (the Company) held its 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 6, 2019 (the Annual Meeting). The following is a summary of the matters voted on at the Annual Meeting.
The Companys stockholders re-elected Garen G. Bohlin, Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D. and Michael G. Kauffman, M.D., Ph.D. as class III directors to serve until the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, each such director to hold office until his successor has been duly elected and qualified. The results of the stockholders vote with respect to the election of such class III directors were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
Garen G. Bohlin
Mikael Dolsten, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael G. Kauffman, M.D., Ph.D.
The Companys stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers. The results of the stockholders vote with respect to such approval were as follows:
The Companys stockholders recommended, on a non-binding advisory basis, that future advisory votes on the compensation of the Companys named executive officers be held every one year. The results of the stockholders vote with respect to such recommendation were as follows:
In light of the foregoing, the Company currently intends to hold an advisory vote on the compensation of its named executive officers every one year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of holding the advisory vote on named executive officer compensation.
The Companys stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The results of the stockholders vote with respect to such ratification were as follows:
The Companys stockholders approved an amendment to the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock from 100,000,000 to 200,000,000. The results of the stockholders vote with respect to such approval were as follows:
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.
|KARYOPHARM THERAPEUTICS INC.|
|Date: June 7, 2019||By:||/s/ Christopher B. Primiano|
|Christopher B. Primiano|
Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer,
General Counsel and Secretary