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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 1, 2023, Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2023 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). The stockholders considered four proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 20, 2023 (the “Proxy Statement”). Of the 70,679,395 shares outstanding as of the record date, 64,717,039 shares, or 91.56%, were present or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting. Set forth below are the results of the matters submitted for a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting.
Proposal No. 1: Election of three nominees to serve as directors on the Board of Directors until the 2026 annual meeting of stockholders and until their respective successors are elected and qualified. The votes were cast as follows:
Anand Mehra, M.D.
Maxine Gowen, Ph.D.
All nominees were elected.
Proposal No. 2: Advisory approval of the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers, as disclosed in the Proxy Statement. The votes were cast as follows:
Proposal No. 3: Approval of an amendment to the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of common stock from 100,000,000 shares to 200,000,000 shares. The votes were cast as follows:
Proposal No. 4: Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2023. The votes were cast 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.
ACLARIS THERAPEUTICS, INC.
/s/ Douglas Manion
Date: June 2, 2023