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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549 
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 18, 2019
 
 
GUARDANT HEALTH, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 

 
 
 
 
 
Delaware
 
0001-576280
 
45-4139254
 
 
 
 
 
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

505 Penobscot Dr.
Redwood City, California 94063
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
855-698-8887
(Registrant’s telephone number, include area code)
N/A
(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:
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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  ý

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.  ¨

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 $0.00001
GH
  The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC




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

The 2019 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of Guardant Health, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on June 18, 2019.

Both of the Class I director nominees listed in Proposal 1 in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 29, 2019 (the “Proxy Statement”), were elected to serve on the Company’s board of directors by the following vote:
Name of Nominee
 
Votes Cast
“FOR”
 
 
Votes Cast
“AGAINST”
 
 
Abstentions
 
 
Broker
Non-Votes
 
Aaref Hilaly
 
 
67,439,156
 
 
 
2,172,541
 
 
 
24,999
 
 
 
11,885,791
 
Stanley Meresman
 
 
65,670,303
 
 
 
3,941,714
 
 
 
24,679
 
 
 
11,885,791
 

Proposal 2 in the Proxy Statement, a proposal to ratify the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2019, was approved by the following vote:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Votes Cast 
“FOR”
 
Votes Cast 
“AGAINST”
 
Abstentions
 
Broker Non-Votes
81,421,046
 
32,766
 
68,675
 
N/A

The foregoing proposals were the only matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting.


SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GUARDANT HEALTH, INC.
 
 
 
 
Date:
June 21, 2019
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Helmy Eltoukhy
 
 
 
Helmy Eltoukhy
 
 
 
Chief Executive Officer