Geron 8-K 2010
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 19, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
230 CONSTITUTION DRIVE
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA 94025
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s 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:
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 19, 2010, Geron Corporation (the “Company”) held its 2010 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at 8:30 a.m. local time at the Company’s headquarters, 230 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, California pursuant to notice duly given. Only stockholders of record as of the close of business on March 22, 2010 were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. As of March 22, 2010, 97,458,243 shares of common stock of the Company were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, of which 69,891,569 shares of common stock of the Company were represented, in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum. The final results of the stockholder vote on each proposal brought before the meeting were as follows:
(a) The nominees for Class II Directors to serve for a three year term expiring at the 2013 Annual Meeting were elected.
(b) The amendment to the Company’s 2002 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the aggregate number of shares of Common Stock authorized for issuance under such plan by 5,000,000 shares was approved.
(c) The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010 was ratified.
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.