SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 12, 2019
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||
455 Mission Bay Boulevard South
San Francisco, California 94158
(Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 482-5300
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:
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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).
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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. ☐
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, $0.0001 par value||NKTR||NASDAQ Global Select Market|
|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders|
At the Annual Meeting, the following actions were taken. The proposals below are described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2019.
Each of the individuals listed below was elected, by a majority of the votes cast at the Annual Meeting and entitled to vote on the election of directors, to serve on the Board until the Company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
|R. Scott Greer||133,861,931||2,269,931||121,253||17,022,796|
In addition to the directors elected above, Jeff Ajer, Robert B. Chess, Karin Eastham, Howard W. Robin, Roy A. Whitfield, continue to serve as directors after the Annual Meeting.
The proposal to ratify the appointment, by the audit committee of the Board, of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 was approved with approximately 98% of the shares present or represented and voting at the Annual Meeting voting for the proposal and approximately 2% voting against the proposal.
The proposal to approve the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers, on a non-binding advisory basis, was approved with approximately 98% of the shares present or represented and voting at the Annual Meeting voting for the proposal and approximately 2% voting against the proposal.
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 14, 2019||By:||/s/ Mark A. Wilson|
|Mark A. Wilson|
|General Counsel and Secretary|