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 19, 2019 (June 14, 2019)


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

000-19034    13-3444607  


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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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 – par value $0.001 per share REGN NASDAQ Global Select Market


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 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron” or the “Company”) held on June 14, 2019, Regeneron’s shareholders voted on the matters set forth below.


Proposal 1 – Election of Directors


The following nominees for Class I directors were elected to serve until the 2022 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
Bonnie L. Bassler, Ph.D.   85,628,143   27,942,162   30,990   6,040,028
Michael S. Brown, M.D.   80,314,417   33,258,114   28,764   6,040,028
Leonard S. Schleifer, M.D., Ph.D.   95,228,644   18,346,827   25,824   6,040,028
George D. Yancopoulos, M.D., Ph.D.   95,033,933   18,541,201   26,161   6,040,028


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, 2019 was approved based upon the following votes:


For: 117,583,908
Against:   2,019,439
Abstain: 37,976







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.





/s/ Joseph J. LaRosa

  Joseph J. LaRosa  
  Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary  

Date: June 19, 2019