ATHERSYS, INC 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 24, 2015
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (216) 431-9900
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Athersys, Inc. (the Company) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 24, 2015. Set forth below are the voting results for each of the matters submitted to a vote of the Companys stockholders.
Proposal One - Election of Directors.
All nominees for election to the Companys Board of Directors named in the Companys proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 6, 2015 were elected, each to a one-year term, with the following vote:
Proposal Two - Ratification of the Appointment of the Companys Independent Auditors.
The Companys stockholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015 with the following vote:
Proposal Three - Advisory Vote on Named Executive Officer Compensation.
The Companys stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Companys named executive officers with the following vote:
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 25, 2015