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Form 8-K for OPGEN INC


24-Jun-2016

Change in Directors or Principal Officers


Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of
Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 22, 2016, at the Annual Meeting of Stockholders for 2016 (the "Annual Meeting"), the stockholders of OpGen, Inc. (the "Company") voted to approve, among other things, a plan under which a stock option award was made by the Board of Directors of the Company outside of the stockholder-approved equity incentive plan to Evan Jones, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, to acquire 766,500 shares of the Company's Common Stock. The plan and stock option grant were approved by the Board of Directors on April 28, 2016, and disclosed in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on May 2, 2016 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. On June 22, 2016, the Company held its Annual Meeting for 2016. At the Annual Meeting, the total number of shares represented in person or by proxy was 11,350,556 of the 12,581,790 shares of Common Stock outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting as of the record date, April 27, 2016. The following matters were voted upon at the Annual Meeting:
1. Election of Directors. The following named persons were elected as Directors of the Company to serve until the next Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2017 or until their successors are elected and qualified. The votes cast were as follows:
                           Nominee                   For       Vote
                                                             Withheld

              Evan Jones                          9,749,443  190,317
              Brian G. Atwood                     9,751,077  188,683
              Harry J. D'Andrea                   9,938,260    1,500
              Timothy J.R. Harris, Ph.D., D.Sc.   9,766,302  173,458
              Laurence R. McCarthy, Ph.D.         9,762,052  177,708
              David M. Rubin, Ph.D.               9,939,260      500
              Misti Ushio, Ph.D.                  9,765,302  174,458

2. The vote of the stockholders with respect to the approval of the compensatory plan under which a stock option award is made by the Board of Directors outside of the stockholder-approved equity incentive plan to Evan Jones to acquire 766,500 shares of common stock was:

9,612,961 votes FOR the resolution
316,801 votes AGAINST the resolution
9,998 votes ABSTAIN

3. The vote of the stockholders to ratify the appointment of CohnReznick LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016, was:
11,346,261 votes FOR the resolution 1,585 votes AGAINST the resolution 2,710 votes ABSTAIN


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