PTC Therapeutics
PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC. (Form: 8-K, Received: 06/12/2017 17:23:24)


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 9, 2017
PTC THERAPEUTICS, INC.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in Charter)
Delaware
 
001-35969
 
04-3416587
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
100 Corporate Court
 
 
South Plainfield, NJ
 
07080
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
(Zip Code)
Company’s telephone number, including area code: (908) 222-7000
Not applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02     Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 9, 2017, Dr. Adam Koppel, a member of the board of directors (the “Board”) of PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”), notified the Company of his resignation from the Board effective immediately.
Dr. Koppel has informed the Company that his decision is based on his need to focus on commitments to his principal work activities and was not due to any disagreement with the Company.
Item 5.07 - Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 9, 2017. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below.
The stockholders of the Company elected two Class I directors, each to hold office until the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of stockholders or until his successor has been duly elected and qualified, as follows:
Director
 
For
 
Withheld
 
Broker 
Non-Votes
 
Stuart W. Peltz, Ph.D.
 
29,043,013
 
75,347
 
5,544,983
 
Jerome B. Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D.
 
21,653,839
 
7,464,521
 
5,544,983
 

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017 was ratified by the Company’s stockholders with 25,797,448 votes “For,” 260,455 votes “Against,” and 4,744 votes “Abstained.”

The non-binding advisory proposal on named executive officer compensation was approved by the Company’s stockholders with 19,506,394 votes “For,” 985,329 votes “Against,” 25,941 votes “Abstained,” and 5,544,983 broker non-votes.
 






Signature
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.

 
PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
 
 
Date: June 12, 2017
By:
/s/ Christine Utter
 
 
Name:
Christine Utter
 
Title:
Principal Financial Officer