Washington, D.C. 20549








Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 9, 2020


INTERPACE Biosciences, INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


DELAWARE   0-24249   22-2919486

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


Morris Corporate Center 1, Building C

300 Interpace Parkway,

Parsippany, NJ 07054

(Address, including zip code, of Principal Executive Offices)


(855) 776-6419

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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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, $0.01 par value per share   IDXG   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.




On July 9, 2020, the stockholders of Interpace Biosciences, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment to the Company’s 2019 Equity Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock reserved for issuance thereunder by 1,000,000 shares (the “Plan Amendment”).


The foregoing description of the Plan Amendment does not purport to be complete and is subject to and qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Plan Amendment, a copy of which is incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 10.1, as well as to the description of the Plan included in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 10, 2020.


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




On July 9, 2020, the Company held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the “2020 Annual Meeting”) .




The following proposals were voted on and, except for Proposal I, were approved by the Company’s stockholders at the 2020 Annual Meeting with the stockholders having voted as set forth below:


  I. An amendment to our certificate of incorporation, as amended, to declassify our board of directors and to provide for the immediate annual election of directors (the “Declassification Proposal”). As 75% of the outstanding shares were required to approve the Declassification Proposal, the stockholders did not approve the Declassification Proposal.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
8,802,324   44,661   5,283   2,081,942


  II. To elect two Class III directors to serve until the 2023 annual meeting or until their respective successors are duly elected and qualified.


Name   For   Withhold   Broker Non-Votes
Joseph Keegan, PhD   8,685,321   166,947   2,081,942
Jack E. Stover   8,687,143   165,125   2,081,942





  III. Approval of the Plan Amendment.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
8,465,061   366,425   20,782   2,081,942


  IV. A non-binding advisory vote on a resolution approving the compensation of our named executive officers.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
8,668,527   146,086   37,655   2,081,942


  V. Ratification of the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020.


For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes
10,900,236   17,935   16,039   0


Each of the foregoing voting results from the 2020 Annual Meeting is final.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit Number   Description
10.1*   Amendment to the Interpace Biosciences, Inc. 2019 Equity Incentive Plan, incorporated by reference to Exhibit 10.8 of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2020, filed with the SEC on June 26, 2020.


* Denotes compensatory plan, compensation arrangement or management contract.







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.


  Interpace Biosciences, Inc.
  By: /s/ Jack E. Stover
  Name: Jack E. Stover
  Title: President and Chief Executive Officer


Date: July 14, 2020