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|Item 5.07||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
The following proposals were submitted to the stockholders at the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of TransCode Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held on June 22, 2022 (the “Annual Meeting”):
(i) The election of five (5) directors, Robert Michael Dudley, Thomas A. Fitzgerald, Philippe P. Calais, PhD, Erik Manting, PhD, and Magda Marquet, PhD, for one-year terms until his or her successor has been duly elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier death, resignation or removal;
(ii) The ratification of the appointment of WithumSmith+Brown, PC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022; and
(iii) The transaction of any other business properly brought before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement of the Annual Meeting.
The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 2, 2022.
The number of shares of common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 12,977,234. The number of shares of common stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 9,100,976. All matters submitted to a vote of the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting were approved and all director nominees were elected.
The number of votes cast for and against and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter voted upon are set forth below:
|Philippe P. Calais, PhD||7,299,110||473,378|
|Robert Michael Dudley||7,224,450||548,038|
|Thomas A. Fitzgerald||7,205,316||567,172|
|Erik Manting, PhD||7,297,095||475,393|
|Magda Marquet, PhD||7,297,110||475,378|
There were 1,328,488 broker non-votes regarding the election of directors.
Ratification of the appointment of WithumSmith+Brown, PC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.
Stockholders ratified the appointment of WithumSmith+Brown, PC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022. The results of the voting included 8,638,351 votes for, 531 votes against and 462,094 votes abstained. There were no broker non-votes regarding this proposal.
Following the Annual Meeting, the Board consisted of the following five directors: Philippe P. Calais, PhD, Robert Michael Dudley, Thomas A. Fitzgerald, Erik Manting, PhD, and Magda Marquet, PhD.
In addition, following the Annual Meeting, the Audit Committee of the Board consisted of Philippe P. Calais, PhD (Chairperson), Erik Manting, PhD, and Magda Marquet, PhD. The Compensation Committee of the Board consisted of Magda Marquet, PhD (Chairperson), Philippe P. Calais, PhD, and Erik Manting, PhD. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Board consisted of Erik Manting, PhD (Chairperson) and Magda Marquet, PhD.
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 23, 2022||TransCode Therapeutics, Inc.|
|Robert Michael Dudley|
|Chief Executive Officer|