$AMGN Form 8-K

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Form 8-K for AMGEN INC


15-May-2015

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.The Company held its Annual Meeting on May 14, 2015. The final results of the voting for each matter submitted to a vote of stockholders at the meeting are as follows:

Item 1 - Election of Directors

Each of the following 13 nominees for director were elected to serve a one-year
term expiring at the Company's 2016 annual meeting of stockholders and until his
or her successor is elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier
retirement, resignation, disqualification, removal or death.



                                                                               Broker Non-
Name                         Votes For     Votes Against        Abstain           Votes
Dr. David Baltimore         579,381,536        12,269,060       13,282,213       80,423,699
Mr. Frank J. Biondi, Jr.    543,233,686        47,602,425        2,142,699       80,423,698
Mr. Robert A. Bradway       565,777,480        23,406,241        3,795,085       80,423,701
Mr. Fran�ois de Carbonnel   585,459,609         5,861,112        1,658,088       80,423,700
Dr. Vance D. Coffman        581,171,846         9,564,482        2,242,480       80,423,700
Mr. Robert A. Eckert        586,895,018         4,462,245        1,621,546       80,423,699
Mr. Greg C. Garland         582,645,003         8,720,908        1,612,898       80,423,700
Dr. Rebecca M. Henderson    585,762,683         5,637,933        1,578,193       80,423,700
Mr. Frank C. Herringer      581,456,333         9,896,171        1,626,306       80,423,699
Dr. Tyler Jacks             586,135,516         5,591,222        1,252,071       80,423,700
Ms. Judith C. Pelham        581,555,469         9,710,264        1,713,076       80,423,699
Dr. Ronald D. Sugar         581,764,080         9,253,327        1,961,404       80,423,698
Dr. R. Sanders Williams     586,134,776         5,233,911        1,610,123       80,423,699

Item 2 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accountants

Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company's independent registered public
accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015. No Broker Non-Votes
resulted from the vote on this proposal.



                            For:       664,639,464
                            Against:   7,013,010
                            Abstain:   1,750,034

Item 3 - Advisory Vote to Approve Our Executive Compensation

The advisory vote to approve our executive compensation was approved.



                        For:                574,873,839
                        Against:            14,929,649
                        Abstain:            3,175,320
                        Broker Non-Votes:   80,423,701


Item 4 - Stockholder Proposal (Vote Tabulation)

The stockholder proposal relating to vote tabulation was not approved.



                          For:               34,285,440
                          Against:           555,481,058
                          Abstain:           3,212,319
                          Broker Non-Votes:  80,423,699

No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.

A copy of the press release announcing the vote results is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.(d) Exhibits

99.1 Press Release, dated May 14, 2015

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