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): July 8, 2021
Foghorn Therapeutics Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-39634|| ||47-5271393|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)|| |
| ||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|500 Technology Square, Ste 700|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (617) 586-3100
(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|| |
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share|| ||FHTX|| ||The Nasdaq Global Market|
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On July 8, 2021, Foghorn Therapeutics Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The following proposals were submitted to the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting:
(i) To elect Scott Biller, Cigall Kadoch and Michael Mendelsohn as Class I directors each for a three-year term; and
(ii) To ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021.
The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 1, 2021.
The number of shares of common stock entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting was 36,846,084. The number of shares of common stock present or represented by valid proxy at the Annual Meeting was 28,665,401.97. 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:
(i) Election of directors.
Scott Biller, Ph.D.
Cigall Kadoch, Ph.D.
Michael Mendelsohn, M.D.
There were 1,970,949 broker non-votes regarding the election of directors.
(ii) Ratification of selection of independent registered public accounting firm.
Stockholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The results of the voting included 28,654,447.97 votes for, 1,677 votes against and 9,277 abstentions. There were no broker non-votes regarding this proposal.
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: July 9, 2021
FOGHORN THERAPEUTICS INC.
|By:|| ||/s/ Allan Reine|
| ||Allan Reine, M.D.|
| ||Chief Financial Officer|