Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/13/2018 16:03:01)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 13, 2018 (June 8, 2018)

 

REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

New York

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

000-19034

 

13-3444607

(Commission
File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

777 Old Saw Mill River Road, Tarrytown, New York

 

10591-6707

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (914) 847-7000

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instructions A.2. below):

 

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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 o

 

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Item 5.07.    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

At the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“ Regeneron ” or the “ Company ”) held on June 8, 2018, Regeneron’s shareholders voted on the matters set forth below.

 

Proposal 1 — Election of Directors

 

The following nominees for Class III directors were elected to serve until the 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified based upon the following votes:

 

Nominee

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-Votes

Arthur F. Ryan

 

97,176,271

 

12,308,907

 

42,926

 

6,774,414

George L. Sing

 

70,060,881

 

39,435,558

 

31,665

 

6,774,414

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.

 

103,772,970

 

5,728,385

 

26,749

 

6,774,414

 

Proposal 2 — Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

 

The proposal to ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 was approved based upon the following votes:

 

For:

 

115,299,630

Against:

 

895,456

Abstain:

 

107,432

 

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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

 

REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Joseph J. LaRosa

 

Joseph J. LaRosa

 

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

Date: June 13, 2018

 

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