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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) The 2021 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Theravance Biopharma, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on April 27, 2021.
(b) Shareholders holding 62,560,725 shares of capital stock, representing 95.93% of the total number of shares outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting, were present in person or by proxy at the Annual Meeting.
The nominees listed below were elected Class I members of the Board of Directors with the respective numbers of shares voted set forth opposite their names:
|Percentage of Shares Voted||99.08||%||0.84||%||0.08||%||—|
|Laurie Smaldone Alsup||57,070,870||342,793||45,553||5,101,509|
|Percentage of Shares Voted||99.32||%||0.60||%||0.08||%||—|
|Burton G. Malkiel||56,844,537||568,163||46,516||5,101,509|
|Percentage of Shares Voted||98.93||%||0.99||%||0.08||%||—|
The shareholders approved a non-binding proposal to ratify the appointment of Deepika R. Pakianathan to serve as a Class III member of the board of directors until the annual general meeting held in 2023 and until her successor is duly elected and qualified. The voting results are set forth below:
|Number of Shares Voted||51,605,325||5,807,102||46,789||5,101,509|
|Percentage of Shares Voted||89.81||%||10.11||%||0.08||%||—|
The shareholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021. The voting results are set forth below:
|Number of Shares Voted||61,590,314||923,652||46,759||—|
|Percentage of Shares Voted||98.45||%||1.48||%||0.07||%||—|
For more information about the foregoing proposals, see the Company’s Proxy Statement.
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.
|THERAVANCE BIOPHARMA, INC.|
|Date: April 28, 2021||By:||/s/ Bradford J. Shafer|
|Bradford J. Shafer|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|