SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 30, 2019
ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
One First Avenue, Parris Building 34, Navy Yard Plaza
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 5.08|| |
Shareholder Director Nominations.
On January 30, 2019, the Board of Directors of Ziopharm Oncology, Inc., or the Company, approved June 13, 2019 as the date of the Companys 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, or the Annual Meeting.
Qualified stockholder proposals (including proposals made pursuant to Rule 14a-18 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) to be presented at the Annual Meeting and included in the Companys proxy statement and form of proxy must be received at the Companys principal executive offices located at One First Avenue, Parris Building 34, Navy Yard Plaza, Boston, MA 02129, addressed to the Companys Secretary, not later than March 4, 2019, which the Company has determined is a reasonable time before the Company begins to distribute the proxy materials for the Annual Meeting. Any such proposals must comply with applicable Delaware law, the rules and regulations promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the procedures set forth in the Companys By-laws.
|Item 8.01|| |
The information contained in Item 5.08 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
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.
ZIOPHARM ONCOLOGY, INC.
|By:||/s/ Robert Hadfield|
|Date: February 4, 2019|| |
Name: Robert Hadfield
Title: General Counsel and Secretary