Arena Pharmaceuticals 8-K 2011
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 13, 2011
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
6166 Nancy Ridge Drive, San Diego, California 92121
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
In this report, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Arena, Company, we, us and our refer to Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc., unless the context otherwise provides.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 13, 2011, we held our 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. At the annual meeting, our stockholders (1) elected each of the director nominees named below to our Board of Directors to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her respective successor is elected and qualified or until his or her earlier resignation or removal; (2) approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the annual meeting; (3) indicated, on a non-binding, advisory basis, a preferred frequency of every year for the stockholder advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers; and (4) ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as our independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2011. The tables below set forth the results of the vote of our stockholders for the annual meeting.
Proposal 1: The election of directors
Proposal 2: The approval, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement for the annual meeting
Proposal 3: The indication, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the preferred frequency of the stockholder advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers
Based on these results, and consistent with the recommendation of our Board of Directors, we have determined that we will hold a non-binding, advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers every year.
Proposal 4: The ratification of the Appointment of KPMG LLP
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.