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): June 7, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(Commission File Number)

British Columbia, Canada   20-0442384
(State or other jurisdiction of
  (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)



PO Box 13628, 68 TW Alexander Drive,
Research Triangle Park, NC



(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (919) 636-4530


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


On June 7, 2018, Fennec Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) held an annual and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”). The shareholders approved all proposals considered at the Meeting and approved all nominees of the Company for director, as follows:


1.                   The following five (5) nominees were elected to serve as directors, each to serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Company or until their respective successor shall have been duly elected or duly approved:


Name of Nominee  Votes For  Votes Withheld  Broker Non-Votes
Dr. Khalid Islam  9,766,926  795,329  2,451,220
Adrian Haigh  9,767,181  795,074  2,451,220
Chris A. Rallis  9,765,833  796,422  2,451,220
Marco Brughera  10,558,689  3,566  2,451,220
Rostislav Raykov  10,559,584  2,671  2,451,220


2.                   The resolution to appoint Haskell & White LLP as independent public accounting firm of the Company and to authorize the Board of Directors to fix their remuneration was approved based on the following vote:


Votes For  12,999,856
Votes Withheld  13,619
Abstentions  0
Broker Non-Votes  0


3.                   The resolution to vote on the advisory vote on executive compensation was approved based on the following vote:


Votes For  10,293,495
Votes Against  268,760
Abstentions  0
Broker Non-Votes  2,451,220



4.                   The resolution to vote for the approval of extension of executive officer options was approved based on the following vote:


Votes For  9,745,451
Votes Against  816,804
Abstentions  0
Broker Non-Votes  2,451,220







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 June 11, 2017 By: /s/ Rostislav Raykov
    Rostislav Raykov
Chief Executive Officer