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 2, 2021
Denali Therapeutics Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
161 Oyster Point Blvd.
South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last reports)
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|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||DNLI||NASDAQ Global Select Market|
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 2, 2021, Denali Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders. Of the 121,177,045 shares of common stock outstanding as of April 12, 2021, the record date for the meeting, 112,684,753 shares of common stock were represented at the meeting in person or by proxy, constituting 92.99% of the outstanding common stock entitled to vote. The matters voted upon at the meeting and the vote with respect to each such matter are set forth below:
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors
Election of four Class I directors to hold office until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders. Each of the following nominees was elected to serve as a Class I director, to hold office until the Company’s 2024 annual meeting of stockholders or until his or her respective successor has been duly elected and qualified or his or her earlier resignation or removal.
|Douglas Cole, M.D.||94,579,825||9,407,717||8,697,211|
|Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.||94,508,862||9,478,680||8,697,211|
|Nancy A. Thornberry||102,773,240||1,214,302||8,697,211|
Proposal 2 - Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021 was ratified based on the following results of voting:
Proposal 3 - Advisory Vote to Approve Executive Compensation
The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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.
|DENALI THERAPEUTICS INC.|
|Date:||June 4, 2021||By:||/s/ Steve E. Krognes|
|Steve E. Krognes|
|Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|