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 18, 2020
Gritstone Oncology, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
5959 Horton Street, Suite 300
Emeryville, California 94608
(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (510) 871-6100
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock, par value $0.0001||GRTS||The Nasdaq Global Select 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).
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote Security Holders.
On June 18, 2020, Gritstone Oncology, Inc. (the Company) held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the Annual Meeting). Only stockholders of record at the close of business on April 21, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. As of the record date, 37,076,367 shares of the Companys common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. At the Annual Meeting, 26,629,589 shares of the Companys common stock were voted in person or by proxy for the two proposals set forth below, each of which is described in the Companys Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 24, 2020.
Proposal No. 1 Election of Directors
The Companys stockholders elected the Class II director nominees below to the Companys Board of Directors (the Board) to hold office until the 2023 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are elected.
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker Non-Votes|
Richard Heyman, Ph.D.
Thomas Woiwode, Ph.D.
Proposal No. 2 Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Accounting Firm
The Companys stockholders ratified the selection, by the Audit Committee of the Board, of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.
|Votes Against||Abstentions||Broker Non-Votes|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: June 19, 2020||GRITSTONE ONCOLOGY, INC.|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer|