NanoString Technologies
NanoString Technologies Inc (Form: DEFA14A, Received: 05/27/2016 16:10:21)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

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PROXY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 14(a) OF THE

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on July 15, 2016.

NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

NANOSTRING TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

530 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH

SEATTLE, WA 98109

Meeting Information

Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

For holders as of: May 18, 2016

Date: July 15, 2016 Time: 1:30 PM PDT Location: Willows Lodge 14580 NE 145th St.

Woodinville, WA 98072

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NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K

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Voting Items

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:

1. Election of Directors

Nominees:

01) Nicholas Galakatos, PhD 02) William D. Young

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:

2. To ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2016.

NOTE: The stockholders may transact such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournments or postponements thereof.

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