Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 14, 2019



MannKind Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-50865   13-3607736

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


30930 Russell Ranch Road, Suite 300

Westlake Village, CA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (818) 661-5000


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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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  ☐

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





Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock   MNKD   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC




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

The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at our 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders held on May 14, 2019 (the “Annual Meeting”), as well as the number of votes with respect to each matter.



Our stockholders elected each of the seven individuals nominated by our Board of Directors to serve as directors until the next annual meeting of stockholders. The tabulation of votes in the election was as follows:


     Shares      Shares      Broker  


   Voted For      Withheld      Non-Votes  

Michael Castagna

     47,730,365        10,594,092        105,785,750  

Kent Kresa

     47,358,293        10,966,164        105,785,750  

Ronald Consiglio

     45,321,136        13,003,321        105,785,750  

Michael Friedman

     45,704,574        12,619,883        105,785,750  

Christine Mundkur

     49,898,323        8,426,134        105,785,750  

Henry L. Nordhoff

     45,052,206        13,272,251        105,785,750  

James S. Shannon

     45,476,252        12,848,205        105,785,750  



Our stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, as disclosed in our definitive proxy statement for the Annual Meeting, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 28, 2019. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows: shares voted for: 39,066,556; shares voted against: 18,802,298; shares abstaining: 455,603; and broker non-votes: 105,785,750.



Our stockholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019. The tabulation of votes on this matter was as follows: shares voted for: 145,199,620; shares voted against: 15,754,021; shares abstaining: 3,156,566; and broker non-votes: 0.


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.


Dated: May 15, 2019     By:   /s/ David Thomson, Ph.D., J.D.

David Thomson, Ph.D., J.D.

Corporate Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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