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Vir Biotechnology (VIR)

Employees
Data from SEC filings
Employee count
CEO pay ratio
CEO Salary
Median Employee Salary
ESG framework mentions
In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions
ESG term mentions
In last year of SEC filings
Shareholder alignment
Proxy contests and exempt solicitations in last 3 years

No recent proxy contest or exempt solicitation filings from shareholders.

Vote support at last AGM
On May 20, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As of March 22, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 127,984,887 shares of common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. A summary of the matters voted upon by stockholders at the Annual Meeting is set forth below.
Proposal 1. Election of Directors
The Company’s stockholders elected the three persons listed below as Class II Directors, each to serve until the Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes ForVotes
Withheld
Broker
Non-Votes
Robert Nelsen82,484,77314,341,2779,704,618
Robert Perez95,066,9211,759,1299,704,618
Phillip Sharp, Ph.D.95,069,2681,756,7829,704,618


Proposal 2. Approval, on an Advisory Basis, on the Frequency of Solicitation of Advisory Stockholder Approval of Executive Compensation
The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the frequency of every one year as the frequency preferred by stockholders for the solicitation of advisory stockholder approval of the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes For
1 Year
Votes For
2 Years
Votes For
3 Years
AbstentionsBroker
Non-Votes
96,639,117117,11833,83835,9779,704,618
In light of this result, the Company determined to hold future advisory votes on executive compensation every year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of such stockholder votes.
Proposal 3. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Company’s Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstentionsBroker
Non-Votes
106,472,30529,52828,8350