SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
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This current report on Form 8-K/A (this “Amendment”) updates information originally provided under Item 5.07 in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed on May 8, 2020 (the “Original Filing”), in which Zymeworks Inc. (the “Company”) reported voting results for its 2020 annual meeting of shareholders held on May 7, 2020 (the “2020 Annual Meeting”), including the results of the advisory and non-binding vote regarding the frequency of future advisory and non-binding votes on compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. The sole purpose of this Amendment is to update the Original Filing in accordance with Item 5.07(d) of Form 8-K to disclose the Company’s decision regarding how frequently it will conduct future shareholder advisory votes to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers and, except as set forth below, this Amendment does not modify or update any other disclosure contained in the Original Filing, and this Amendment should be read in conjunction with the Original Filing.
|ITEM 5.07|| |
SUBMISSION OF MATTERS TO A VOTE OF SECURITY HOLDERS.
In the Company’s proxy statement with respect to the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting, filed on March 23, 2020, the Company disclosed that its Board of Directors intended to hold say-on-pay votes in the future in accordance with the alternative that received the most shareholder support at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting. As reported in the Original Filing, at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting, the shareholders selected every year as the preferred frequency of holding future advisory and non-binding votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers. This result was consistent with the recommendation of the Company’s Board of Directors. In light of that vote, the Company decided that it will hold advisory and non-binding votes on the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers every year, until the next shareholder vote on the frequency of such votes.
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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded as Inline XBRL document).
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, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 18, 2021||By:|
|Name:||Neil A. Klompas|
Executive Vice President, Business
Operations and Chief Financial Officer