Washington, DC  20549








Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 29, 2014



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Nevada   001-34632   88-0313393
(State of other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


20382 Barents Sea Circle, Lake Forest, California  92630
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 470-2300
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On August 29, 2014, the Board of Directors of Cryoport, Inc. (the “Company”) reelected Richard G. Rathmann, Ramkumar Mandalam, Ph.D, Jerrell W. Shelton and Edward J. Zecchini to serve as directors.


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


The Company held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“Annual Meeting”) on August 29, 2014. On the record date of July 29, 2014, there were 60,037,846 shares of Common Stock and 275,705 shares of Class A Preferred Stock entitled to vote. Holders of the shares of common stock are entitled to one vote per share and holders of the shares of Class A Preferred Stock are entitled to 30 votes per share. Holders of the shares of common stock and holders of the shares of Class A Preferred Stock voted together as a single class on all matters (including the election of directors) submitted to a vote of stockholders at this annual meeting.


At the Annual Meeting, there were 40,759,838 shares present in person or represented by proxy, representing 59.7% of the total shares entitled to vote. The Company’s stockholders voted on and approved each of the following four proposals. The final voting results of each proposal are set forth below.


Proposal No. 1: Election of Board of Directors to serve until the Company’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


Directors  Votes For   Votes Withheld   Broker Non-Votes 
Richard G. Rathmann   25,954,608    79,099    14,726,131 
Ramkumar Mandalam, Ph.D.   25,954,608    79,099    14,726,131 
Jerrell W. Shelton   25,863,698    170,009    14,726,131 
Edward J. Zecchini   25,954,608    79,099    14,726,131 



   Votes For   Votes Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Votes 
Proposal No. 2: Ratify the Audit Committee’s selection of KMJ Corbin & Company LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015.   40,612,581    55,595    91,662      
Proposal No. 3: Approve an amendment to the Company’s 2011 Stock Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares of the Company’s common stock available for issuance thereunder by 1,500,000 shares.   23,454,445    2,475,477    103,785    14,726,131 
Proposal No. 4: To approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the named executive officers, as disclosed in our Proxy Statement for the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.   24,617,368    1,360,084    56,255    14,726,131 









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:  September 2, 2014 By: /s/ Robert Stefanovich  
    Robert Stefanovich  
    Chief Financial Officer