Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On June 20, 2018, Chimerix, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). As of April 23, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 47,753,300 shares of common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 41,853,483 shares of common stock were present in person or represented by proxy for the three proposals summarized below.

Proposal 1: Election of directors

The Company’s stockholders elected the three persons listed below as Class II directors, each to serve until the Company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes For

Votes Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Martha J. Demski

34,167,914

246,969

7,438,600

James M. Daly

30,649,522

3,765,361

7,438,600

Edward F. Greissing

34,323,651

91,232

7,438,600

Proposal 2: Ratification of the selection of independent registered public accounting firm

The Company’s stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes For

33,191,015

Votes Against

8,644,924

Abstentions

17,544

Broker Non-Votes

Proposal 3: Approval, on a non-binding, advisory basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers

The Company’s stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The final voting results are as follows:

Votes For

34,247,070

Votes Against

141,078

Abstentions

26,735

Broker Non-Votes

7,438,600


About Chimerix, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMRX)

Chimerix, Inc. (Chimerix) is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral antivirals. The Company, based on its lipid conjugate technology, has developed its lead compound, brincidofovir (BCV, CMX001), which is in Phase III clinical development. In addition, the Company has an active discovery program focusing on viral targets for which limited or no therapies are available. Brincidofovir is an investigational oral nucleotide analog that has shown spectrum antiviral activity against over five families of double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (dsDNA) viruses that affect humans. CMX157, is its second clinical-stage nucleotide analog, uses the same lipid technology as brincidofovir to deliver high intracellular concentrations of the potent antiviral drug, tenofovir. Tenofovir is marketed under the brand name Viread. The Company has discovered, developed and selected a clinical candidate, CMX669, for BK virus and cytomegalovirus.

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