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Form 8-K for EMERGENT BIOSOLUTIONS INC.


23-May-2014

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


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

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 22, 2014. A total of 34,514,448 shares of the company's common stock were present or represented by proxy at the meeting, which represented approximately 92.52% of the company's 37,303,029 shares of common stock that were outstanding and entitled to vote at the meeting as of the record date of March 24, 2014. Stockholders considered the three proposals outlined below, each of which is described in more detail in the company's definitive proxy statement filed April 7, 2014.

Proposal 1. The election of four nominees to serve as Class II directors, each for a term of three years. All director nominees were elected. The voting results were as follows:

Nominees                     For       Withheld
Zsolt Harsanyi, Ph.D.     28,999,607   3,133,692
General George Joulwan    31,939,889    193,410
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D.   31,949,559    183,740
Marvin L. White           31,950,219    183,080

Proposal 2. The ratification of the appointment by the audit committee of Ernst & Young LLP as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014. Proposal 2 was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstaining Broker Non-Votes 34,336,585 170,875 6,988 0

Proposal 3. Approval of the amendment of the company's stock incentive plan. Proposal 3 was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstaining Broker Non-Votes 27,536,782 4,588,082 8,435 2,381,149

Proposal 4. An advisory vote to approve the compensation of the company's named executive officers. Proposal 4 was approved. The voting results were as follows:

For Against Abstaining Broker Non-Votes 29,027,780 3,095,354 10,164 2,381,150


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