Form 8-K





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 12, 2018



Dermira, Inc.

(Exact Name of the Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


001-36668   27-3267680
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

275 Middlefield Road, Suite 150

Menlo Park, California

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(650) 421-7200

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

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

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

On June 12, 2018, Dermira, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Proxies for the Annual Meeting were solicited pursuant to Regulation 14A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Of the 41,847,981 shares of the Company’s common stock outstanding as of the record date of April 16, 2018, 34,198,567 shares were represented at the Annual Meeting, either in person or by proxy, constituting approximately 82% of the outstanding shares of common stock. The matters voted on at the Annual Meeting and the votes cast with respect to each such matter are set forth below:


1. Election of Class I Directors. The following nominees were re-elected to serve as Class I directors, each to serve a three-year term expiring at the Company’s 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor has been duly elected and qualified or his or her earlier resignation or removal, based on the following results of voting:




Votes For


Votes Withheld


Broker Non-Votes

Matthew K. Fust

  26,052,059   4,414,819   3,731,689

William R. Ringo

  25,315,645   5,151,233   3,731,689

Kathleen Sebelius

  25,922,693   4,544,185   3,731,689


2. Executive Compensation. On a non-binding advisory basis, compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers for the year ended December 31, 2017 was approved, based on the following results of voting:


Votes For


Votes Against




Broker Non-Votes


  443,210   213,453   3,731,689


3. Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm. The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018 was ratified, based on the following results of voting:


Votes For


Votes Against




  246,537   22,748


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: June 18, 2018






/s/ Thomas G. Wiggans




Thomas G. Wiggans




Chief Executive Officer