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AMGEN INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 16, 2014



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

Amgen Inc. (the "Company") held its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on May 15, 2014. The final results of the voting for each matter submitted to a vote of stockholders at the Annual Meeting are as follows:

Item 1 - Election of Directors

Each of the following 12 nominees for director were elected to serve a one-year term expiring at the Company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is elected and qualified, or until his or her earlier retirement, resignation, disqualification, removal or death.

Name Votes For Votes Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes Dr. David Baltimore 563,649,606 19,820,369 1,835,592 83,681,552 Mr. Frank J. Biondi, Jr. 535,546,573 48,073,025 1,917,780 83,449,740 Mr. Robert A. Bradway 563,021,692 18,194,812 4,284,863 83,485,752 Mr. FranÇois de Carbonnel 568,930,624 14,246,216 2,360,522 83,449,756 Dr. Vance D. Coffman 526,705,622 56,942,333 1,889,305 83,449,858 Mr. Robert A. Eckert 578,993,043 4,644,140 1,900,182 83,449,753 Mr. Greg C. Garland 566,718,807 16,878,743 1,939,810 83,449,759 Dr. Rebecca M. Henderson 570,011,292 13,725,906 1,800,166 83,449,755 Mr. Frank C. Herringer 568,847,891 14,706,926 1,982,634 83,449,668 Dr. Tyler Jacks 570,142,932 13,547,622 1,846,812 83,449,752 Ms. Judith C. Pelham 574,177,259 9,498,169 1,861,936 83,449,755 Dr. Ronald D. Sugar 565,093,189 18,115,568 2,328,602 83,449,759



Item 2 - Ratification of Selection of Independent Registered Public Accountants

Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company's independent registered public accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014. No Broker Non-Votes resulted from the vote on this proposal.

For: 658,804,125 Against: 8,029,078 Abstain: 2,153,915



Item 3 - Advisory Vote to Approve Our Executive Compensation

The advisory vote to approve our executive compensation was approved.

For: 568,795,989 Against: 12,544,159 Abstain: 4,513,852 Broker Non-Votes: 83,133,119 2



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No other matters were properly submitted for stockholder action.

A copy of the press release announcing the vote results is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits 99.1 Press Release, dated May 15, 2014 3



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