Form 8-K PROGENITY, INC. For: Jun 14

June 16, 2021 4:31 PM EDT

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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 14, 2021



Progenity, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-39334   27-3950390

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


4330 La Jolla Village Drive,

Suite 200, San Diego, CA

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (855) 293-2639

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class


Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   PROG   The Nasdaq Global Market

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.

Progenity Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on June 14, 2021 (the “Annual Meeting”), which was reconvened after adjourning on June 2, 2021. Stockholders acted on the following items of business at the Annual Meeting:



The following nominees for Director were elected to serve until the 2022 Annual Meeting of Stockholders based upon the following votes:



   Votes For      Votes Withheld      Broker Non-Votes  

Harry Stylli, Ph.D.

     49,179,927        2,189,968        3,975,847  

Jeffrey D. Alter

     48,835,002        2,534,893        3,975,847  

John T. Bigalke

     49,656,411        1,713,484        3,975,847  

Jeffrey A. Ferrell

     49,047,532        2,322,363        3,975,847  

Brian L. Kotzin, M.D.

     50,262,499        1,107,396        3,975,847  

Samuel R. Nussbaum, M.D.

     49,552,506        1,817,389        3,975,847  

Lynne Powell

     50,233,724        1,136,171        3,975,847  



The appointment of KPMG LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for 2021 was ratified as follows:


Votes For

     Votes Against      Abstentions      Broker Non-Votes  
  55,253,418        82,849        9,475        0  


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: June 16, 2021     Progenity, Inc.

/s/ Harry Stylli, Ph.D.

      Harry Stylli, Ph.D.
      Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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