8-K
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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 16, 2020

 

Codexis, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-34705

 

71-0872999

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

200 Penobscot Drive

Redwood City, CA 94063

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (650) 421-8100

Not Applicable

(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

Symbols(s)

 

Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share

 

CDXS

 

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 Company held a virtual Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 16, 2020 online. The results of the matters voted on by the Company’s stockholders are set forth immediately below.

Proposal No. 1

To elect three Class II Directors to the Board to hold office for three-year terms expiring at the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified or their earlier resignation or removal:

 

Number of Votes

 

Name of Nominee

 

For

   

Withheld

   

Broker Non-Votes

 

Stephen Dilly

   

40,805,461

     

148,571

     

9,844,860

 

Alison Moore

   

40,812,647

     

141,385

     

9,844,860

 

Patrick Y. Yang

   

40,473,136

     

480,896

     

9,844,860

 

Each of the nominees nominated in Proposal No. 1 was elected.

Proposal No. 2

To ratify the selection of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020:

Number of Votes

            For            

 

            Against            

 

            Abstain            

50,681,700

 

41,142

 

76,050

Proposal No. 2 was approved.

Proposal No. 3

To vote on a non-binding, advisory basis to approve the compensation of our named executive officers.

Number of Votes

            For            

 

        Against        

 

        Abstain        

 

        Broker Non-Votes        

37,908,596

 

2,930,218

 

115,218

 

9,844,860

Proposal No. 3 was approved.


SIGNATURE

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 19, 2020

CODEXIS, INC.

     

By:

 

/s/ Ross Taylor

Name:

 

Ross Taylor

Title:

 

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer