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): June 14, 2016
Calithera Biosciences, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
343 Oyster Point Blvd. Suite 200
South San Francisco, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 870-1000
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|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
On June 14, 2016, Calithera Biosciences, Inc. (Calithera) held its 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting) at Embassy Suites Hotel, 250 Gateway Boulevard, South San Francisco, California 94080. At the Annual Meeting, Calitheras stockholders voted on two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in Calitheras definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2016. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon and the results, including the number of votes cast for and against each matter and, if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.
Proposal 1. Stockholders elected the two nominees for Class II directors to serve until Calitheras 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his or her respective successor has been duly elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
|Votes For||Votes Withheld||Broker
Jonathan Drachman, M.D.
Deepa Pakianathan, Ph.D.
Proposal 2. Stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Calithera of Ernst & Young LLP as Calitheras independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016. The voting results were as follows:
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.
|Calithera Biosciences, Inc.|
|Dated: June 16, 2016||By:|
|William D. Waddill|
|Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,|
Treasury and Secretary