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Amylin Announces Preliminary Tabulation of Annual Meeting Results
Date:6/2/2009

SAN DIEGO, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) today announced that IVS Associates, Inc., the independent Inspector of Elections for the Company's Annual Meeting of Stockholders held May 27, 2009, has completed its preliminary tabulation of shareholder votes. The preliminary tabulation indicates that shareholders voted to re-elect eight of the Company's current Directors to Amylin's Board of Directors - Adrian Adams, Steven R. Altman, Teresa Beck, Daniel M. Bradbury, Karin Eastham, Dr. James R. Gavin III, Dr. Jay S. Skyler, and Joseph P. Sullivan, as well as voted to elect its two new independent nominees, Paul N. Clark and Paulo F. Costa. In addition, Dr. Kathleen Behrens and Dr. Alexander J. Denner, Director candidates nominated by Eastbourne Capital Management, L.L.C. and Carl Icahn, respectively, were also elected to the Board. Joseph C. Cook, Jr., Amylin's Chairman, and James N. Wilson, Amylin's Lead Independent Director, were not re-elected to the Board.

Separately, IVS also reported the preliminary tabulation of the other proposals voted on at the Annual Meeting:

  • Approval of the Company's 2009 Equity Incentive Plan.
  • Approval of an increase of 1,500,000 shares in the aggregate number of shares of the Company's common stock authorized for issuance under the Company's 2001 Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
  • Ratification of the selection of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2009.
  • Rejection of Mr. Icahn's proposal to change the Company's jurisdiction of incorporation from Delaware to North Dakota.

The Company issued the following statement:

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