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Form 8-K for BIOGEN IDEC INC.


14-Jun-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
On June 12, 2013, Biogen Idec Inc. (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The final voting results for this meeting are as follows:
1. Stockholders elected twelve nominees to the Board of Directors to serve for a one-year term extending until the 2014 annual meeting of stockholders and their successors are duly elected and qualified, with the votes cast as follows:

Nominee                 Votes For     Votes Against    Abstentions    Broker Non-Votes
Alexander J. Denner    200,671,488          577,986        218,852          14,344,114
Caroline D. Dorsa      201,034,820          219,129        214,377          14,344,114
Nancy L. Leaming       201,021,123          228,459        218,744          14,344,114
Richard C. Mulligan    200,014,037        1,235,729        218,560          14,344,114
Robert W. Pangia       199,358,134        1,892,398        217,794          14,344,114
Stelios Papadopoulos   199,727,079        1,515,686        225,561          14,344,114
Brian S. Posner        199,740,106        1,502,446        225,774          14,344,114
Eric K. Rowinsky       199,926,343        1,322,631        219,352          14,344,114
George A. Scangos      200,988,795          257,446        222,085          14,344,114
Lynn Schenk            199,312,537        1,937,372        218,417          14,344,114
Stephen A. Sherwin     179,235,245       22,011,561        221,520          14,344,114
William D. Young       199,620,623        1,584,136        263,567          14,344,114

2. Stockholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013, with the votes cast as follows:
212,343,173 votes for; 3,233,008 votes against; 236,259 abstentions; 0 broker non-votes.

3. Stockholders approved the advisory vote on executive compensation, with the votes cast as follows: 197,974,068 votes for; 3,027,018 votes against; 466,862 abstentions; 14,344,492 broker non-votes.

4. Stockholders reapproved the material terms of the performance goals under the Biogen Idec Inc. 2008 Performance-Based Management Incentive Plan for purposes of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, with the votes cast as follows:197,033,424 votes for; 4,120,424 votes against; 314,100 abstentions; 14,344,492 broker non-votes.

5. Stockholders reapproved the material terms of the performance goals under the Biogen Idec Inc. 2008 Omnibus Equity Plan for purposes of Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, with the votes cast as follows:
196,445,916 votes for; 4,704,986 votes against; 317,046 abstentions; 14,344,492 broker non-votes.

6. Stockholders did not approve the stockholder proposal regarding adoption of a share retention policy, with the votes cast as follows: 41,204,998 votes for; 159,692,409 votes against; 570,541 abstentions; 14,344,492 broker non-votes.


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