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): June 8, 2022
ZENTALIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-39263|| ||82-3607803|
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
1359 Broadway, Suite 1710
New York, New York 10018
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, include area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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, $0.001 par value per share||ZNTL||The Nasdaq Global Market|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 8, 2022, Zentalis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). A total of 39,276,592 shares of common stock were present online or represented by proxy at the meeting, representing approximately 86% of the Company’s outstanding common stock as of the April 11, 2022 record date. The following are the voting results for the proposals considered and voted upon at the meeting, all of which were described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Commission on April 28, 2022.
Item 1 — Election of two Class II Directors to serve until the 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, and until their respective successors have been duly elected and qualified.
Cam S. Gallagher
Karan S. Takhar
Item 2 — Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2022.
Item 3 — Approval, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
Item 4 — Approval, on an advisory (non-binding) basis, of the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers.
Based on the foregoing votes, Cam S. Gallagher and Karan S. Takhar were elected as Class II Directors, Items 2 and 3 were approved and the Company’s stockholders recommended that future stockholder advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers be held every year. Based on the foregoing voting results and consistent with the Board of Directors’ recommendation, the Board of Directors has determined to hold an advisory vote on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year until the next advisory vote regarding the frequency of future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers is submitted to the stockholders or the Board of Directors otherwise determines that a different frequency for such advisory votes is in the best interests of the Company.
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.
| ||ZENTALIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.|
|Date: June 13, 2022|| ||By:|| ||/s/ Melissa Epperly|
| || ||Melissa Epperly|
| || ||Chief Financial Officer|