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GH Guardant Health

Filed: 21 Jun 21, 4:06pm

 

 

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 21, 2021

 

 

GUARDANT HEALTH, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 001-38683 45-4139254

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

505 Penobscot Dr.

Redwood City, California 94063

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

855-698-8887

(Registrant’s telephone number, include 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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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 $0.00001 GH The 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 ☐

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.

The annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Guardant Health, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on June 16, 2021.

All of the nominees for director listed in Proposal 1 in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2021 (the “Proxy Statement”), were elected to serve on the Company’s board of directors by the following vote:

 

Name of Nominee 

Votes For

 

Votes Withheld

 

Broker

Non-Votes

Helmy Eltoukhy

 64,562,536 18,099,748 5,836,382

AmirAli Talasaz

 63,735,525 18,926,759 5,836,382

Bahija Jallal

 55,404,402 27,257,882 5,836,382

Proposal 2 in the Proxy Statement, a proposal to ratify the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021, was approved by the following vote:

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Abstentions

88,464,481

 13,248 20,937

Proposal 3 in the Proxy Statement, a proposal to approve, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, was not approved by the following vote:

 

Votes For

 

Votes Against

 

Abstentions

 

Broker

Non-Votes

31,453,282

 51,134,931 74,071 5,836,382


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  GUARDANT HEALTH, INC.
Date: June 21, 2021   
  By: 

/s/ John G. Saia

   John G. Saia
   Senior Vice President, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary