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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc., or the Company, held its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, or the Annual Meeting, on July 28, 2022, at which a quorum was present. At the Annual Meeting, the stockholders of the Company voted on the below proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A, or the 2022 Proxy Statement, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 15, 2022. The following sets forth the certified voting results, including the number of votes cast for and against each matter, and if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.
(i) The stockholders elected three directors to serve as members of the Company’s board of directors until the 2025 annual meeting of stockholders. The stockholders present in person or by proxy cast the following numbers of votes in connection with the election of directors, resulting in the election of the three director nominees.
|Nominee||Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker |
|Jennifer K. Simpson||6,165,402||4,875,882||402,086|
There were no abstentions with respect to this proposal.
(ii) The stockholders ratified the selection by the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors of Ernst & Young, LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for fiscal year 2022. There were 11,359,565 votes cast for the proposal; 5,424 votes cast against the proposal; 78,381 abstentions; and there were no broker non-votes.
(iii) The stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the 2022 Proxy Statement. There were 10,480,633 votes cast for the proposal; 532,205 votes cast against the proposal; 28,446 abstentions; and there were 402,086 broker non-votes.
(iv) The stockholders voted, on an advisory basis, on the frequency of holding an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. There were 10,860,034 votes cast for one year; 3,104 votes cast for two years; 172,162 votes cast for three years; 5,984 abstentions; and there were 402,086 broker non-votes.
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.
|Dated: August 1, 2022||EAGLE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Scott Tarriff|
|Chief Executive Officer|