Form: 8-K

Current report filing

May 22, 2024

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Washington, DC 20549





 Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 17, 2024



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   001-34632   88-0313393
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
112 Westwood Place, Suite 350
Brentwood, TN 37027
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 470-2300
Not Applicable
(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   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
Common Stock, $0.001 par value   CYRX   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC


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 ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


On May 17, 2024, Cryoport, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2024 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The final voting results for the proposals submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting, each of which is described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 3, 2024 (the “Proxy Statement”), are set forth below.


Proposal No. 1: Election of Directors. The individuals listed below were elected to serve as directors of the Company until the Company’s 2025 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until their successors are duly elected and qualified or their earlier death, resignation, or removal:


Director Nominee   Votes For     Votes Withheld     Broker Non-Votes  
Linda Baddour     30,538,079       13,967,028       2,914,342  
Richard Berman     20,467,679       24,037,428       2,914,342  
Daniel M. Hancock     43,988,276       516,831       2,914,342  
Robert Hariri, M.D., Ph.D.     30,402,476       14,102,631       2,914,342  
Ram M. Jagannath     43,983,450       521,657       2,914,342  
Ramkumar Mandalam, Ph.D.     37,777,184       6,727,923       2,914,342  
Jerrell W. Shelton     41,903,449       2,601,658       2,914,342  


Proposal No. 2: Ratification of the appointment of Deloitte and Touche LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company and its subsidiaries for the year ending December 31, 2024. This proposal was approved as set forth below:


Votes For     Votes Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  47,392,803       16,304       10,342        


Proposal No. 3: Advisory vote to approve the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. This proposal was approved as set forth below:


Votes For     Votes Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  43,419,231       1,032,742       53,134       2,914,342  


Proposal No. 4: Amendment to the Cryoport, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of authorized shares under the plan. This proposal was approved as set forth below:


Votes For     Votes Against     Abstentions     Broker Non-Votes  
  42,044,016       2,426,131       34,960       2,914,342  


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)           Exhibits.  


Exhibit No.   Description
10.1   Cryoport, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan (as amended by the First Amendment, Second Amendment and Third Amendment, effective May 17, 2024)
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the inline XBRL document)







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:  May 22, 2024 Cryoport Inc.
  /s/ Robert Stefanovich
  Robert Stefanovich
  Chief Financial Officer