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, 2021
ADAPTIVE BIOTECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
1551 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 200,
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (206) 659-0067
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 11, 2021, Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted on four proposals, as described below. Each of the proposals was described in detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 23, 2021. The vote totals noted below are final voting results from the Annual Meeting.
The Company’s shareholders elected the following three Class II director nominees, each to hold office until the 2024 annual meeting of shareholders or until his or her successor is elected and qualified, by the vote set forth below:
The Company’s shareholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, the 2020 compensation of its named executive officers as described in the proxy statement based on the following results:
The Company’s shareholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, a frequency of one year for future advisory votes on named executive officers’ compensation. After considering these results, we will hold a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation on an annual basis until the next advisory vote on the frequency of non-binding votes on executive compensation.
The Company’s shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 by the vote set forth below:
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation
Date: June 14, 2021
/s/ Chad Cohen
Chief Financial Officer