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CERUS CORP FILES (8-K) Disclosing Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

June 16, 2014

Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Cerus Corporation (the "Company") held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") on June 11, 2014. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes cast for or against each matter and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter. A more complete description of each matter is set forth in the Company's definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 30, 2014 (the "Proxy Statement").

Proposal 1

The Company's stockholders elected each of the three nominees named below to the Board of Directors, to serve until the 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders or until his respective successor has been elected and qualified.

Nominee For Withheld Broker Non-Votes Timothy B. Anderson 25,910,624 650,923 35,810,748 Bruce C. Cozadd 25,907.153 654,394 35,810,748 William M. Greenman 26,155,791 405,756 35,810,748 Proposal 2

The Company's stockholders approved the amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of shares of Common Stock from 112,500,000 shares to 225,000,000 shares.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 58,313,059 3,901,888 157,348 0 Proposal 3

The Company's stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers as disclosed in the Proxy Statement.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 25,502,544 1,015,158 43,845 35,810,748 Proposal 4

The Company's stockholders ratified the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.

For Against Abstain Broker Non-Votes 60,921,185 1,253,392 197,718 0

No other matters were submitted for stockholder action at the Annual Meeting.

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Source: Edgar Glimpses

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