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

Senomyx,Inc. (NASDAQ:SNMX) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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Our 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or our Annual Meeting, was held on May24, 2018. We had 48,304,277 shares of common stock outstanding and entitled to vote as of March 28, 2018, the record date for the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 41,201,487 shares of common stock were present in person or represented by proxy for the four proposals specified below.

At the Annual Meeting, stockholders:

(1) elected for the ensuing year all seven of the director nominees listed below;

(2) did not approve an amendment to the Senomyx, Inc. 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the maximum number of shares available for sale thereunder by 2,000,000 shares;

(3) ratified the selection of Ernst& Young LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December31, 2018; and

(4) did not approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in our proxy statement for the Annual Meeting.

The following sets forth detailed information regarding the final results of the voting for the Annual Meeting:

Proposal 1: Election of Directors

Name

VotesFor

Votes

Withheld

Broker

Non-Votes

Stephen A. Block,Esq.

11,332,796 9,941,989 19,926,702

Tom Erdmann

11,453,276 9,821,509 19,926,702

Mary Ann Gray, Ph.D.

11,371,109 9,903,676 19,926,702

John Poyhonen

11,638,470 9,636,315 19,926,702

Kent Snyder

10,172,969 11,101,816 19,926,702

Daniel E. Stebbins

11,350,004 9,924,781 19,926,702

Christopher J. Twomey

11,316,016 9,958,769 19,926,702

Proposal 2: Approval of an amendment to the Senomyx, Inc. 2004 Employee Stock Purchase Plan to increase the maximum number of shares available for sale thereunder by 2,000,000 shares.

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

Votes:

9,264,421

10,713,568

1,296,796

19,926,702

Proposal 3: Ratification of selection of independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

Votes:

39,904,208

584,724

712,555

Proposal 4: Approval, on an advisory basis, of the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in the proxy statement in accordance with SEC rules.

For

Against

Abstain

Broker Non-Votes

Votes:

9,259,104

10,610,346

1,405,335

19,926,702


About Senomyx,Inc. (NASDAQ:SNMX)

Senomyx, Inc. is focused on using taste receptor technologies to discover, develop and commercialize flavor ingredients for the packaged food, beverage and ingredient supply industries. The Company operates through development and commercialization of flavor ingredients segment. It is engaged in the discovery, development and/or commercialization of flavor ingredients through over five programs. The Sweet Taste Program is focused on developing flavor ingredients or discovering natural sweeteners. The Savory Flavor Program is focused at flavor ingredients to be used in product categories, such as ready meals, sauces, soups and snack foods. The Bitter Blocker Program is focused on flavor ingredients used in products that contain bitter tastants. The Cooling Taste Program is focused at flavor ingredients used in products that consist of cooling agents. The salt taste modifier program is focused on reduction of the level of salt contained in packaged food and beverage products.

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