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, 2018





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   001-34632   88-0313393
(State of other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


17305 Daimler St., Irvine CA 92614

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)


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


Cryoport, Inc. (the “Company”) held 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) on May 17, 2018. The final voting results for each of the proposals submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting, each of which is described in detail in the Proxy, are set forth below.


Proposal No. 1: Election of the Board of Directors to serve until the Company’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The individuals listed below were elected to serve as directors of the Company until the next annual meeting of the stockholders and until their successors are duly elected and qualified:




Votes For


Votes Withheld



Richard Berman







Robert Hariri, M.D., PhD.       16,460,793   1,252,729   4,588,787
Ramkumar Mandalam, PhD.       16,302,241   1,411,281   4,588,787
Jerrell W. Shelton       16,375,572   1,337,950   4,588,787
Edward J. Zecchini       16,296,859   1,416,663   4,588,787





Votes For



Votes Against





Proposal No. 2: Ratify the Audit Committee’s selection of KMJ Corbin & Company LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. This proposal was approved.










Proposal No. 3: To approve the Cryoport, Inc. 2018 Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan. This proposal was approved.

  9,627,638   8,013,862   72,022   4,588,787

Proposal No. 4: To amend the Company’s Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of the Company’s common stock from 50,000,000 shares to 100,000,000. This proposal was approved.

  15,564,006   6,536,391   201,912   --

Proposal No. 5: To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement for the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. This proposal was approved.

  11,703,385   5,775,515   234,622   4,588,787

Proposal No. 6: To approve the adjournment of the meeting, if necessary, to solicit additional proxies if there are not sufficient votes at the time of the meeting to approve the Authorized Shares Proposal. This proposal was approved.

  17,985,473   4,171,273   145,563   --







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 18, 2017 By:  /s/ Robert Stefanovich  
    Robert Stefanovich  
    Chief Financial Officer