SGEN Seagen

Filed: 19 May 21, 4:49pm





Washington, D.C. 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2021



Seagen Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 0-32405 91-1874389
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
 (I.R.S Employer
Identification No.)


21823 30th Drive SE
Bothell, Washington 98021
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(425) 527-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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 Instruction A.2. below):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 SGEN 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 ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




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

At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Seagen Inc. (the “Company”), the Company’s shareholders voted on the three proposals listed below. The final results of the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below. The proposals are described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”).



To elect the following three Class II directors to hold office until the Company’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.



  Votes For   Votes
   Abstentions   Broker

Felix J. Baker, Ph.D.

   116,400,057    45,221,489    36,628    8,162,921 

Clay B. Siegall, Ph.D.

   157,253,087    3,948,803    456,284    8,162,921 

Nancy A. Simonian, M.D.

   146,459,775    15,144,335    54,064    8,162,921 



To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  23,289,861  85,005  8,162,921



To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  3,714,145  107,862  


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.


Date: May 19, 2021  By: 

/s/ Jean I. Liu

   Jean I. Liu
   Executive Vice President, Legal Affairs & General Counsel