SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
June 6, 2018
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
Flex Pharma, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
800 Boylston Street, 24th Floor
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 874-1821
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On June 6, 2018, Flex Pharma, Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting"). At the Annual Meeting, the Company's stockholders voted on two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company's definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 23, 2018. The voting results for each proposal were as follows:
Proposal 1: The Company's stockholders elected the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board") nominee for Class III director to serve until the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2021 or until his respective successor has been duly elected or qualified.
Mr. Peter Barton Hutt
Proposal 2: The Company's stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Ernst &Young LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018.
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.
Flex Pharma, Inc.
Dated: June 8, 2018
/s/ John McCabe
Chief Financial Officer