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 27, 2017
INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(state or other jurisdiction
10 Hudson Yards, Floor 37
New York, New York
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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (646) 747-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the 2017 annual meeting of stockholders of Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 27, 2017, the Company’s stockholders (1) elected all nine nominees to serve on the Company’s board of directors, (2) approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, and (3) ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. Shares of the Company’s voting stock were voted on these proposals as follows:
Proposal 1. Election of Directors : Nine nominees were elected to serve on the Company’s board of directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified with the votes set forth below:
Proposal 2. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation . The stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the executive compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as described in the Proxy Statement. The final voting results with respect to this Proposal were as follows: 19,553,184 votes for; 122,985 votes against; 13,885 votes abstaining; and 1,714,966 broker non-votes.
Proposal 3. Ratification of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm : The stockholders ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. The final voting results with respect to this Proposal were as follows: 21,297,874 votes for; 80,207 votes against; and 26,939 votes abstaining.
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.
|INTERCEPT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Dated: June 29, 2017||/s/ Mark Pruzanski|
Mark Pruzanski, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer