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 1, 2017
Regulus Therapeutics Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State of incorporation)||
10614 Science Center Drive
San Diego, CA
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (858) 202-6300
(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.|
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) of Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (the Company) was held on June 1, 2017. As of April 4, 2017, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 53,182,330 shares of common stock were issued and outstanding. A summary of the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting and the final voting results are set forth below.
Proposal 1. Election of Directors
The seven persons listed below were elected as directors at the Annual Meeting, each to serve until the Companys 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified. The final voting results were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
David Baltimore, Ph.D.
Mark G. Foletta
Joseph P. Hagan (1)
Stelios Papadopoulos, Ph.D.
William Rastetter, Ph.D.
Hugh Rosen, M.D., Ph.D.
|(1)||As previously announced and communicated to the Companys stockholders as of the record date for the Annual Meeting, Paul C. Grint, M.D. was previously nominated for election as a director at the Annual Meeting but withdrew himself as a nominee in connection with his resignation as the Companys President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director on May 4, 2017. The Companys Board of Directors designated Mr. Hagan, the Companys newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and director, as a substitute director nominee for election at the Annual Meeting. All shares represented at the Annual Meeting by valid proxies that were voted in favor of Dr. Grint were voted in favor of the election of Mr. Hagan as substitute nominee.|
Proposal 2. Ratification of the Selection of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Companys stockholders ratified the selection by the Companys Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. The final voting results were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Against||Abstentions|
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.
|Regulus Therapeutics Inc.|
|Date: June 2, 2017||By:||
/s/ Joseph P. Hagan
Joseph P. Hagan
President and CEO