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XNCR Xencor

Filed: 28 Jun 21, 4:31pm

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 24, 2021

 

 

XENCOR, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-36182

 

20-1622502

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

111 West Lemon Avenue

111 West Lemon Avenue

Monrovia, California

91016

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(626) 305-5900

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

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 each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share

 

XNCR

 

Nasdaq Global 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 

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.

 

On June 24, 2021, Xencor, Inc. (the “Company”) held our 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. A total of 56,383,613 shares of the Company’s common stock were present or represented by proxy at the meeting, which represents approximately 96.84% of the 58,224,616 shares of the Company’s common stock that were outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting as of the record date of April 26, 2021. Stockholders considered the three proposals outlined below, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 28, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”).

Proposal 1. Election of Directors

Our stockholders elected the eight persons listed below as directors, each to serve until our 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes

Broker

    

Votes for

    

Withheld

    

Non-Votes

Dr. Bassil I. Dahiyat

 

54,049,222

92,735

2,241,656

Dr. Ellen G. Feigal

54,015,567

126,390

2,241,656

Dr. Kevin C. Gorman

 

53,987,566

154,391

2,241,656

Mr. Kurt A. Gustafson

52,672,341

1,469,615

2,241,656

Mr. Yujiro S. Hata

53,944,393

197,563

2,241,656

Dr. A. Bruce Montgomery

53,357,760

784,197

2,241,656

Mr. Richard J. Ranieri

53,790,779

351,178

2,241,656

Ms. Dagmar Rosa-Bjorkeson

 

53,950,117

191,840

2,241,656

Proposal 2. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

Our stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of our Board of Directors of RSM US LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The final voting results are as follows:

Broker

Votes for

Votes Against

Abstentions

Non-Votes

56,350,269

7,069

26,275

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Proposal 3. Advisory Vote on the Compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers

Our stockholders approved, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of our named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The final voting results are as follows:

Broker

Votes for

Votes Against

Abstentions

Non-Votes

52,613,024

1,515,105

13,828

2,241,656

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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 hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Date: June 28, 2021

 

XENCOR, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Celia Eckert

 

 

 

Celia Eckert

 

 

 

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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