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 11, 2019
DECIPHERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
500 Totten Pond Road
|(Address of registrants principal executive office)||(Zip code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share||DCPH||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the Company) held its annual meeting (the Annual Meeting) of stockholders on June 11, 2019. The following proposals were submitted to the stockholders at Annual Meeting:
(i) The election of two Class II directors, as nominated by the Companys board of directors, each to serve a three-year term expiring at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified, subject to their earlier death, resignation or removal; and
(ii) The ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.
The proposals are described in detail in the Companys Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 22, 2019.
The number of shares of common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 38,189,052. The number of shares of common stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 36,605,982. All matters submitted to a vote of the Companys stockholders at the Annual Meeting were approved and all director nominees were elected.
The number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below:
Election of Class II Directors.
Steven L. Hoerter
John R. Martin
There were 2,986,801 broker non-votes regarding the election of directors.
Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019.
Stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The results of the voting included 36,579,379 votes for, 8,785 votes against and 17,818 votes abstained. There were no broker non-votes regarding this 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 13, 2019||DECIPHERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Steven L. Hoerter|
|Steven L. Hoerter|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|