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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

  

FORM 8-K

 

 

  

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 15, 2022

 

 

 

Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

  

Delaware   001-31326   84-1368850

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

480 Arsenal Way, Suite 130, Watertown, MA

  02451
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (781) 577-5300

 

.N/A

(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:

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share ELOX The Nasdaq Global Market

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company  ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

On June 15, 2022, Eloxx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, a total of 50,160,111 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), were present by valid proxy, representing approximately 57.88% of the Company’s outstanding voting power as of the April 20, 2022 record date. The following are the voting results for the proposals considered and voted upon at the Annual Meeting, each of which were described in the Company’s definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2022.

 

Proposal 1 — Election of nine (9) directors to hold office until the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders to be held in 2023 and until his or her respective successor is duly elected and qualified.

 

NOMINEE  Votes FOR  Votes
AGAINST
 

Votes

ABSTAINED

  Broker Non-Votes
Tomer Kariv  25,296,206  566,347  16,577  24,280,981
Sumit Aggarwal  25,201,367  659,087  18,676  24,280,981
Zafrira Avnur, Ph.D.  22,428,479  3,432,173  18,478  24,280,981
Ran Nussbaum  25,154,593  707,960  16,577  24,280,981
Rajesh Parek, DPhil  25,205,818  656,776  16,536  24,280,981
Steven Rubin  21,179,908  4,680,542  18,680  24,280,981
Jasbir Seehra, Ph.D.  25,579,083  283,569  16,478  24,280,981
Gadi Veinrib  25,572,557  289,894  16,679  24,280,981
Alan Walts, Ph.D.  25,317,179  545,574  16,377  24,280,981

 

Proposal 2 — Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2022.

 

Votes FOR  Votes AGAINST  Votes ABSTAINED  Broker Non-Votes
49,488,639  598,786  72,686  0

 

Proposal 3 — Advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.

 

Votes FOR  Votes AGAINST  Votes ABSTAINED  Broker Non-Votes
24,778,473  1,082,703  17,954  24,280,981

 

Based on the foregoing votes, each of the director nominees was elected, and Proposals 2 and 3 were approved.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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 16, 2022 ELOXX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
     

By:

/s/ Sumit Aggarwal 

  Name: Sumit Aggarwal
  Title: President and Chief Executive Officer