Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 15, 2020



Personalis, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)




Delaware   001-38943   27-5411038

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1330 O’Brien Drive

Menlo Park, California 94025

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

(650) 752-1300

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share   PSNL   The Nasdaq Global Market

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

On May 15, 2020, Personalis, Inc. (the “Company”) virtually held its 2020 annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). Present at the Annual Meeting virtually or by proxy were the holders of 28,904,765 shares of common stock of the Company, representing 91.8% of the 31,474,193 shares of common stock outstanding as of the close of business on March 20, 2020, the record date for the Annual Meeting, and constituting a quorum for the transaction of business.

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 3, 2020. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon and the certified results, including the number of votes cast for or against each matter and, if applicable, the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.

Proposal 1. Stockholders elected each of the two nominees for Class I director to serve until the Company’s 2023 annual meeting of stockholders or until his respective successor has been duly elected and qualified. The votes regarding the election of directors were as follows:


Director Name

   Votes For      Votes

Patrick Balthrop

     19,407,019        3,377,677        6,120,069  

Kenneth Ludlum

     19,593,692        3,191,004        6,120,069  

Proposal 2. Stockholders ratified the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. The voting results were as follows:


Votes For    Votes Against    Abstentions
28,739,166    9,070    156,529


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.


Date: May 20, 2020     Personalis, Inc.
    By:   /s/ Aaron Tachibana
      Aaron Tachibana
      Chief Financial Officer