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): May 12, 2022
IVERIC bio, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction|
8 Sylvan Way
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (609) 474-6455
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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||ISEE||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). Emerging growth company ☐
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
IVERIC bio, Inc. ("IVERIC") held its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders on May 12, 2022. The following is a summary of the matters voted on at that meeting.
(a) IVERIC’s stockholders elected Dr. Adrienne Graves and Ms. Christine Miller as Class III directors to serve until the 2025 annual meeting of stockholders, each such director to hold office until her successor has been duly elected and qualified. The results of the stockholders’ vote for the election of such Class III directors were as follows:
(b) IVERIC’s stockholders approved a non-binding, advisory proposal on the compensation of IVERIC’s named executive officers, as described in the definitive proxy statement for the 2022 annual meeting of stockholders. The results of the stockholders’ vote for such matter were as follows:
(c) IVERIC’s stockholders recommended, in a non-binding, advisory vote, that future advisory votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers be held with a frequency of every one year. The results of the stockholders’ vote with respect to such matter were as follows:
Consistent with these results, IVERIC's Board of Directors determined that future advisory votes on named executive officer compensation will be held every year until the next required advisory vote on the frequency of shareholder votes on executive compensation.
(d) IVERIC’s stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as IVERIC’s independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year. The results of the stockholders’ vote for such matter were as follows:
Item 8.01 Other Events
On May 12, 2022, IVERIC’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) appointed Ms. Christine Miller, as Chair, Dr. Mark Blumenkranz, as a member, and Mr. Axel Bolte, as a member of its newly formed Business Development and Strategy Committee (the "Committee"). In accordance with IVERIC’s Non-Employee Director Compensation Policy (the “Policy”) the Board has provided that Ms. Miller is eligible to receive annual cash compensation in the amount of $10,000 for her service as Chair of the Committee and Dr. Mark Blumenkranz and Mr. Axel Bolte are each eligible to receive annual cash compensation in the amount of $5,000 for their service as members of the Committee.
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.
|IVERIC bio, Inc.|
|Date: May 18, 2022||By:||/s/ David F. Carroll|
|David F. Carroll|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|