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):
May 18, 2021
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|
One Amgen Center Drive
Thousand Oaks, California
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(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, $0.0001 par value
|AMGN||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
1.250% Senior Notes Due 2022
|AMGN22||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
2.000% Senior Notes Due 2026
|AMGN26||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.
The Company held its Annual Meeting on May 18, 2021. The final results of the voting for each matter submitted to a vote of stockholders at the meeting are as follows:
Item 1 - Election of Directors
Each of the following 11 nominees for director were elected to serve a one-year term expiring at the Company’s 2022 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier retirement, resignation, disqualification, removal or death.
|Name||Votes For||Votes Against||Abstain|
Dr. Wanda M. Austin
Mr. Robert A. Bradway
Dr. Brian J. Druker
Mr. Robert A. Eckert
Mr. Greg C. Garland
Mr. Charles M. Holley, Jr.
Dr. Tyler Jacks
Ms. Ellen J. Kullman
Ms. Amy E. Miles
Dr. Ronald D. Sugar
Dr. R. Sanders Williams
Item 2 - Advisory Vote to Approve Our Executive Compensation
The advisory vote to approve our executive compensation was approved.
Item 3 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accountants
Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. No Broker Non-Votes resulted from the vote on this proposal.
No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 19, 2021|
/s/ Jonathan P. Graham
|Name:||Jonathan P. Graham|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|