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): May 31, 2023
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1851 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, California 94502
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock $.001 Par Value per Share||EXEL||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company ☐
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a)On May 31, 2023, Exelixis, Inc. (Exelixis) held its 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) at its offices located at 1851 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, CA 94502.
(b)The results of the matters submitted to a stockholder vote at the Annual Meeting were as follows:
1.Election of Directors: Exelixis stockholders elected the following 11 directors to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders in 2024, and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal:
|Maria C. Freire, Ph.D.||226,878,512 ||29,841,878 ||— |
|Alan M. Garber, M.D., Ph.D.||221,687,200 ||35,031,720 ||— |
|Tomas J. Heyman||209,404,239 ||47,310,782 ||— |
|David E. Johnson||240,036,765 ||16,677,682 ||— |
|Michael M. Morrissey, Ph.D.||225,102,450 ||31,469,654 ||— |
|Robert L. Oliver, Jr.||250,850,361 ||5,869,649 ||— |
|Stelios Papadopoulos, Ph.D.||223,062,261 ||33,656,523 ||— |
|George Poste, DVM, Ph.D., FRS||225,550,366 ||31,169,483 ||— |
|Julie Anne Smith||226,279,193 ||30,441,104 ||— |
|Jacqueline Wright||226,507,736 ||30,212,275 ||— |
|Jack L. Wyszomierski||223,003,412 ||33,711,474 ||— |
As previously disclosed on May 7, 2023, Dr. Lance Willsey resigned from the Company’s Board of Directors (Board) and did not stand for re-election. Accordingly, the foregoing voting results do not include votes cast for Dr. Willsey.
2.Ratification of Ernst & Young LLP as Exelixis’ independent registered public accounting firm: Exelixis stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as Exelixis’ independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 29, 2023.
|249,569,509 ||6,356,215 ||890,653 ||— |
3.Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of Exelixis’ named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement (Say-on-Pay): Exelixis stockholders approved the Say-on-Pay proposal.
|212,824,174 ||42,820,366 ||1,171,837 ||— |
4.Approval, on an advisory basis, of the preferred frequency of shareholder advisory votes on the compensation of Exelixis’ named executive officers (Say-on-Pay Frequency): Exelixis stockholders approved the option of “1 Year” on the Say-on-Pay Frequency proposal.
|1 YEAR||2 YEARS||3 YEARS||ABSTAIN||BROKER NON-VOTES|
|250,754,219 ||262,732 ||5,363,172 ||436,254 ||— |
(c)In accordance with the Board of Directors’ recommendation as set forth in Exelixis’ proxy statement for the Annual Meeting and consistent with the stated preference of Exelixis’ stockholders as reflected above, Exelixis determined that future stockholder advisory votes on executive compensation will be conducted on an annual basis, until the next stockholder advisory vote on this matter is held.
(d)No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.
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.
|June 5, 2023|
/s/ JEFFREY J. HESSEKIEL
|Date||Jeffrey J. Hessekiel|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel |