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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 19, 2021

Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware001-3972585-2786970
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
______________________________
10770 Wateridge Circle Suite 200
San Diego, California 92121
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (858) 546-0004
______________________________
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

Title of each classTrading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par valueMRVIThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 revisited financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐







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

On May 20, 2021, Eric Tardif, President of Maravai LifeSciences Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), announced his plans to retire effective as of June 30, 2021.

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

On May 19, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the close of business on March 22, 2021, the record date of the Annual Meeting, the Company had an aggregate of 257,620,644 shares of common stock issued and outstanding, consisting of 96,646,515 shares of Class A Common Stock and 160,974,129 shares of Class B Common Stock (together, the “Common Stock”). The holders of a total of 251,208,233 shares of Common Stock were present at the Annual Meeting, either in person or by proxy, which constituted a quorum for the purpose of conducting business at the Annual Meeting.

Set forth below are the final voting results for each proposal submitted to a vote of the shareholders at the Annual Meeting.


Proposal No. 1: Election of directors.

The Company’s shareholders elected the following nominees for director to serve as Class I directors for a term expiring in 2024 or until their successors shall have been elected and qualified.

Nominee
Votes For
Votes Withheld
Broker Non-Votes
Benjamin Daverman
225,457,61323,266,3742,484,246
Susannah Gray
248,443,065280,9222,484,246
Carl Hull
245,987,0702,736,9172,484,246
Constantine Mihas
225,441,24023,282,7472,484,246


Proposal No. 2: Proposal to approve, by an advisory vote, the retention of the classified structure of the Board of Directors.

The retention of the classified structure of the Board of Directors was approved on an advisory basis.

Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
196,349,70752,361,53612,7442,484,246


Proposal No. 3: Proposal to approve, by an advisory vote, the retention of the supermajority voting standards in the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws.

The retention of the supermajority voting standards in the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and the Company’s Amended and Restated Bylaws was approved on an advisory basis.

Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
196,328,41352,388,6336,9412,484,246



Proposal No. 4: Proposal to ratify of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021.

The appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2021 was ratified.

Votes For
Votes Against
Abstentions
Broker Non-Votes
251,161,28642,2994,648
0







SIGNATURE

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.

MARAVAI LIFESCIENCES HOLDINGS, INC.
Date: May 20, 2021By:/s/ Kevin M. Herde
Name:Kevin M. Herde
Title:Chief Financial Officer